Posts Tagged: trial

R Kelly

R. Kelly’s Lawyers Request to Be Taken Off Case Ahead of Federal Trial

Two attorneys from R. Kelly’s legal team are asking to be removed from the singer’s case ahead of his federal trial. Steven Greenberg and Michael Leonard asked to be removed from Kelly’s case, however, approval hasn’t been granted as of Monday (June 7). According to the lawyers’ statement to the court,  “Our reasons for withdrawal are… Read more »

R Kelly

New York Judge Rules R. Kelly Trial to Have Anonymous Jury

A federal judge in New York granted the prosecutions request for an anonymous jury in the R.Kelly trial.The judge granted anonymity due to the defendant’s history of obstructing the judicial process.  The judge also cited, the potential for juror intimidation and the intensity of media attention given to this case.  R. Kelly is currently being held in Chicago. He… Read more »