On March 10, 2017, Curtis Lovelace was acquitted of his first wife’s murder. In Episode 334 (Duration 51:50) of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast, Curtis Lovelace lays out the legal lessons from his experience.
Evan Parke made extensive use of Illinois FOIA requests in the defense of Curtis Lovelace. In Episode 320 (Duration 52:38) we look at how he did it.
People v. Acevedo, 2017 IL App (3d) 150750 (March). Episode 309 (Duration 6:09)
legal discovery sanction in this rescission hearing consisted of a finding that the defendant met his initial burden, then the State was allowed to have the officer testify to the probable cause for the DUI arrest. [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…]
In re Manuel M., 2017 IL App (1st) 162381 (January). Episode 292 (Duration 8:55)
Accused minor was not allowed to cross the officer on the location he said he made his observations. [Read more…]
People v. Flournoy, 2016 IL App (1st) 142356 (November). Episode 259 (Duration 11:44)
Abuse of discretion to apply the surveillance location privilege in this case. [Read more…]
People v. Gonzalez, 2016 IL App (1st) 141660 (December). Episode 282 (Duration 7:51)
Defendant not entitled to a third stage evidentiary hearing even though a notoriously corrupt detective handled the witness identifications in his case. [Read more…]