People v. Ruiz, 2019 IL App (1st) 152157 (March). Episode 617 (Duration 15:47)
Defendant’s conversation with his buddy is recorded and his friend kept telling him he always takes things too far.
People v. Rebollar-Vergara, 2019 IL App (2d) 140871 (March). Episode 616 (Duration 15:29)
Defendant gets into an argument with a guy and his buddy ups and shoots him, then sloppy questioning happens in the grand jury room. [Read more…]
People v. Long, 2012018 IL App (4th) 150919 (August). Episode 535 (Duration 7:35)
Defendant is guilty of a conspiracy but the state had to prove how much meth they made with his camping fuel.
People v. Barnes, 2017 IL App (1st) 142886 (September). Episode 405 (Duration 12:06)
Defendant shot at someone that first shot at him, the state says this constitutes mob action and armed violence. [Read more…]
People v. Hernandez, 2017 IL App (2d) 150731 (January). Episode 306 (Duration 9:04)
Defendant is accountable for this 7 kilogram heroin deal (he did the heat run). [Read more…]
I created a simple 2 page accountability cheat-sheet for criminal law attorneys. I keep this towards the front of my trial book. It comes in handy in accountability cases when I need exact language quickly. [Read more…]