In Illinois the difference between actual and constructive possession is explained by Illinois Pattern Jury Instruction 4.16 defining possession.[Read more…]
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Insufficient Evidence Of Habitation In This Search Warrant Case: State Can’t Prove He Lived There
People v. Fernandez, 2016 IL App (1st) 141667 (December). Episode 283 (Duration 3:57)
17 years of for possession with intent to deliver reversed in this search warrant case. [Read more…]
No Constructive Possession Proved In This Search Warrant Case
People v. Tates, 2016 IL App (1st) 140619 (August). Episode 230 (Duration 5:59)
Drug conviction reversed because defendant can’t be sufficiently tied to the contraband. [Read more…]
Is It A Conflict of Interest When Codefendant Pays Attorney Fees For Another Defendant?
People v. Wilkerson, 2016 IL App (1st) 151913 (August). Episode 229 (Duration 9:25)
Codefendant who was found not guilty paid for this defendant’s attorney.