People v. Geiler, 2016 IL 119095 (July). (Episode 208 Duration 8:00)
Pro Se speeding ticket guy loses at the Supreme Court; Rule 552 Violations probably will never lead to dismissal.
See People v. Geiler, 2015 IL App (5th) 140423 (February). Episode 055 (Duration 14:27)
Pro se defendant files motion to dismiss his speeding ticket based on a violation of Illinois Supreme Court Rule 552. This private citizen uncovered a pattern of chronic rule violations by his local police department. [Read more…]
Often enough, an accused is confronted with an arrest warrant for an offense that “happened years ago.” Usually, it happens during a traffic stop when the officer informs the driver that “he is going to have to take him in on a warrant.”