Young Thug’s attorney taken into custody for contempt of court in the YSL RICO trial.


Things are still not looking good in Young Thug’s trial as his attorney Brian Steel has been taken into custody for an alleged contempt in court.

Brian Steel, the attorney handling Young Thug’s YSL RICO trial, has been ordered to spend 20 days in jail as the result of being held in contempt of court.


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According to a report filed by the Atlanta newspaper Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Judge Ural Glanville ordered Steel to spend the next 10 weekends in the Fulton County Jail in Georgia to fulfill his sentence.

The attorney however, requested he be allowed to do his time at the Cobb County Jail, where Young Thug is being held so they can work on the case.

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It was reported that, Steel Young Thug’s attorney, informed Judge Glanville that Kenneth “Lil Woody” Copeland who is a key witness for the prosecution had met with his stand-in lawyer and prosecutors without the defense’s knowledge.

The judge, who was surprised by how Brian Steel got the information, asked him to tell the court his source or face contempt but the attorney declined the request to tell the court where he got the secretive information from.

The judge in his speech admitted the said meeting took place but described it as an ex parte meeting, which is a legal term that refers to a meeting one party has with the judge to speak on issues with the case without the other parties’ knowledge.

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