All Charges Dropped In Jussie Smollett Case Prosecutors in Chicago have dropped all criminal charges in the case against Empire star Jussie Smollett. Smollett appeared in court for an emergency hearing on Tuesday. He had been previously charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly staging an attack on himself. The case has been dismissed by the court and the files will be sealed from the public. Chicago P.D. said further questions need to go through the State’s Attorney’s Office. What is your take now? Did we judge Smollett too soon? Will he be totally vindicated? This story is developing. TopicPulse will keep you up to date.