Actor Jussie Smollett was sentenced to 150 days in jail. After serving six, he’s been released while he appeals.

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from The Washington Post,

As night fell over the Cook County Jail on Wednesday, two distinct but somewhat contrasting emotions exuded from the defense attorney in one of Illinois’s most high-profile cases.

Nenye Uche, an attorney for 39-year-old actor Jussie Smollett, was elated that his client had been released from jail after serving six days of a 150-day sentence for staging a hate crime against himself in January 2019. On Wednesday, an appellate court ordered that Smollett should be free while he prepares an appeal. But as Uche talked to reporters, there was also palpable disappointment over what he deemed a flawed justice system.

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