Music writer fights subpoena at R. Kelly trial | app

CHICAGO (AP) — A music writer who has spent decades raising awareness about the sexual misconduct allegations against R. Kelly is trying to force him to testify in the R&B singer’s federal trial on child pornography and faking charges of trial, according to a Tuesday court filing.

Lawyers for Jim DeRogatis, who in 2019 published his book “Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly,” invoked constitutional and other protections for the press when asking Judge Harry Leinenweber to rule that DeRogatis did not have to testify .

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