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Eric Zorn: Kim Foxx will and should lose her job over the Jussie Smollett case

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx probably will and arguably should lose her job next year over her office's handling of the Jussie Smollett case.

Yes, there are many worse crimes committed every day in Chicago than staging a hate-inspired attack and filing a false police report about it - the offense with which Smollett was charged. And no, justice did not demand that Smollett be shackled and shipped off to prison for allegedly orchestrating a stunt.

But justice demanded resolution and

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