People v. Gaines, 2020 IL 125165 (September). Episode 818 (Duration 10:35)
The trial judge at first accepted this guilty plea and then abruptly rejected it, if the rejection was proper then there is no double jeopardy problem.[Read more…]
People v. Johnson, 2019 IL App (1st) 162517 (March).Episode 614 (Duration 11:45)
No valid jury waiver in the record even though he apparently signed the waiver form.
People v. Sophanavong, 2018 IL App (3d) 170450 (November). Episode 569 (Duration 4:20)
They didn’t tell the judge the prior sentences on the prior convictions so this 55 year sentence has to be vacated and remanded for a new sentencing hearing. [Read more…]
People v. Hoare, 2018 IL App (2d) 160727 (January). Episode 474 (Duration 12:36)
Improper immigration advice is back on the table in a messy way after Lee v. U.S. [Read more…]