R. Kelly's Intercourse Trafficking Trial Pushed To August 18

R. Kelly’s attorneys have been attempting to get R. Kelly’s August 9 trial delayed, however a choose has given them simply an additional 9 days.

His sex-trafficking trial has been set for August 18.

Not too long ago, two of Kelly’s attorneys, Mike Leonard and Steven Greenberg, despatched a letter to the choose, claiming it was “unimaginable” to “proceed to correctly characterize Mr. Kelly underneath the present circumstances.”


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His present attorneys Thomas Farinella, Douglas Anton and Nicole Becker say Leonard and Greenberg have been fired, which they deny.

“He (Kelly) doesn’t want to have Mr. Greenberg and Mr. Leonard characterize him,” Farinella stated final month. “We’re ready to maneuver ahead with the trial so it is not going to have an effect on the administration of the court docket’s calendar or the trial date.”

Greenberg advised CNN that he felt that Kelly was “insistent that we work with individuals who we felt can be rendering in efficient help as counsel.”

Leonard additionally advised the information outlet that they have been “not snug giving accountability to those that have not tried numerous federal legal jury circumstances.”