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Prosecutors In Fani Willis’ Office Accused of ‘Lying’ to Judge

The office of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is facing more accusations of misconduct from defense lawyers, this time in the case of the YSL trial involving rapper Young Thug.

Attorney Keith Adams, representing Young Thug, whose real name is Jeffery Williams, expressed concerns regarding alleged “misrepresentations” made by Assistant District Attorney Adriane Love regarding the admissibility of a 17-second video as evidence in the trial. The precise context of the video remained unclear.

Love serves as the lead prosecutor in the RICO case against Williams and 27 others. Willis unveiled the extensive indictment in May 2022, alleging that Williams is the kingpin of Young Slime Life (YSL), an Atlanta-based street gang associated with the Bloods.

During the trial, Adams stated that Love informed the judge that individuals in the background of the video were only heard saying “yeah, yeah, yeah.” However, Adams contended that those individuals in the video could actually be heard saying other phrases such as “I’m going to tell a lie on God” and “snitching b*****.”

“If she wins the motion, ultimately, she wins. But you don’t do it standing there, three feet from you, in your face, and lying to the court. And that’s what she did, she knew what she was doing and it’s not right,” Adams said regarding Love’s portrayal of the video.

Glanville acknowledged that Love’s information about the video was not entirely accurate, though, unlike Adams, he stopped short of accusing her of lying to the court.

“What you did tell me, Ms. Love, wasn’t the entirety of what was purportedly on [the video.] It did have other statements on it. It’s different if you had told me, ‘Judge, there’s statements on there. Probably need to listen for yourself.’ Not just ‘Yeah, yeah, yeah,’” he said in court, according to Newsweek.

In response, Love said she simply did not catch the other remarks made in the video.

“When Mr. Adams just read those series of things that he read, half of what he said, I didn’t catch. The part that I did catch and remember is the part I kept repeating just now, ‘snitching b*****,’ and I didn’t even recall that that part was there. What I did know was that the relevant speaker and the relevant portion was Mr. Williams,” she told the court.

She went on to say that she believes “certain comments and requests to the court have risen to the level of not being true motions or requests based on legal analyses, but more leveled specifically on a personal level.”

In response, Glanville issued a warning to both the defense and the prosecution.

“What I am going to just advise everyone to kind of relook is what you tell each other. What you tell me, because there have been times where I have not received, I would consider, what is accurate information; let me just put it that way.

And I’m not trying to attribute dishonesty to any party, but I have to rely…all courts have to rely upon counsel for their representation, so if you can’t remember what it is, just tell me that,” he said.

A report on Tuesday, meanwhile, noted that Willis is being sued by a Georgia state lawmaker.

In her suit, Rep. Mesha Mainor, a Republican elected to the Georgia House in 2020, “alleges that Willis, Commissioner Marvin Arrington, the Fulton County Ethics Board, and the county itself were derelict in its duties to properly litigate a criminal case in which Mainor was repeatedly stalked by a former friend and political associate,” Newsweek reported separately.

Mainor, who secured a substantial victory in the 2020 election from the constituents of House District 56 in the Democratic stronghold of Atlanta, grabbed headlines last July by switching parties and formally affiliating herself with the Republican Party.

At the time, she said she was no longer morally comfortable complying with Democrats’ “left-wing radicalism, lawlessness, and putting the interests of illegal aliens over the interests of Americans.”

Mainor’s lawsuit, which was filed on April 2 in Fulton County Superior Court, alleges that she enlisted Corwin Monson as a campaign volunteer in January 2019. The lawsuit describes them as associates for several years with numerous mutual friends.

He “assured” Mainor he could help her get elected, though one month later, she was “forced to terminate” him after she witnessed “his unruly, belligerent behavior,” the suit said, according to Newsweek.

It reportedly resulted in multiple instances of stalking in various forms, including Monson showing up uninvited to campaign or church events, lingering outside her residence, making calls from different numbers and leaving voicemails, and even proposing to her in front of her minor children at her home, the suit says.

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