The criminal trial of former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is set to continue Tuesday. Follow along here for updates throughout the day.
8:47 a.m. — Special prosecutor Dan Webb and his team arrive at the courthouse
Dan Webb, the former U.S. Attorney who was assigned as special prosecutor in the case, arrived at Judge James Linn’s courtroom on the seventh floor of the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.
After opening statements were delivered Monday evening, Linn told jurors that they should report to the courthouse at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday and expect to stay in court until about 7 p.m. each day throughout the trial.