After a Last-Stand Defense, R. Kelly's Fate Is Now in a Jury's Hands
BY DAN ADLERSEPTEMBER 24, 2021
In a closing statement, the singer's lead attorney argued that Kelly has been targeted by embittered and financially motivated fans. A final rebuttal from the prosecution emphasized the breadth of both Kelly's alleged crimes and the testimony that jurors have spent more than five weeks hearing.
R.Kelly's lead lawyer, Deveraux Cannick, began the R&B star's final defense in his racketeering and sex trafficking trial on Thursday by discussing the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.... Read more