Lawyers for R&B singer R. Kelly were granted a little more time Thursday to prepare his defence for his upcoming sex-trafficking trial in New York City.
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The jailed Kelly switched legal teams less than a month agoseomodifieddate. His new attorneys had asked a judge Monday to postpone the New York trial for a longer period, saying they couldn”t adequately prepareThe process and unsure about meetin.
The lawyers said they had been unable to meet with him in person while he was quarantined for 14 days in a Brooklyn federal jail after being brought there from a Chicago lockup on June 22covid_19_vaccination_in_bulgaria. Federal jails have been quarantining transferred and newly incarcerated inmates since early in the COVID-19 pandemicThe April 14 holiday..