Here are the top 10 most recent Illinois criminal law confession cases in September of 2018. Episode 534 (Duration 31:11).
Illinois Evidence Cases | The Latest in Illinois Evidence Case Law
As far as Illinois evidence is concerned, there are two heavily litigated issues occurring throughout Illinois criminal courts. With confessions the big question is whether or not the police coerced the confession. Errors with other crimes evidence continues to be a huge source for findings of ineffective assistance of counsel. If you are an Illinois criminal litigator you have to also hunt down the spattering of cases dealing with eyewitness identification, expert witness, prior inconsistent statements and much much more.
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I've put together a summary of every Illinois Evidence case within the last two years. The cases include a one-line summary. You'll have a quick idea if the case is useful to you or not. If it looks interesting, you can click through to the actual case. Download this Recent Evidence Case List now.
Below you'll find all my most recent Evidence podcasts and articles...
People v. Sanchez, 2018 IL App (1st) 143899 (April). Episode 488 (Duration 18:22)
Involuntary confession and improper closing arguments lead to this Illinois wrongful murder conviction. [Read more…]
Episode 481 (Duration 11:39) Police investigations and follow up prosecutions of other police officers involve slightly different constitutional concerns. What are they?
In Episode 319 (Duration 35:33), Anthony Cameron sits down with us to talk about how police can enforce a warrant for a suspect's blood. [Read more…]
People v. Edwards, 2017 IL App (3d) 130190-B (January). Episode 300 (Duration 5:42)
This 17 year old's confession was voluntary even though he had a fifth grade reading level, suffered from various mental disorders, and that the investigating officers did not allow him to speak to his mother. [Read more…]
People v. Viramontes, 2017 IL App (1st) 142085 (January).
People v. Jones, 2017 IL App (1st) 143403 (January) Episode 299 (Duration 5:53)
Defendant has a right to in camera inspection of mental health records, but he has to ask for it. [Read more…]