Episode 487 (Duration 32:12) Illinois has one of the broadest expungement and sealing laws in the country. Fellow Nuggeteer, Paul Meyers, breaks down the new expungement and sealing law for us.
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.
In re T.J.D., 2017 IL App (5th) 170133 (November). Episode 449 (Duration 11:39) Petitioner has to prove he poses “no risk” to reoffend even though evaluators never go beyond a “low risk” assessment.
People v. Brown, 2017 IL 121681 (November). Episode 436 (Duration 5:41) Defendant plead guilty because he was told his sentence was a 50% case when in fact it was an 85% case.
In Episode 369 (Duration 29:56), Evan Bruno of Urbana, Illinois describes his experience working as a clerk in the Illinois Appellate Court system.
People v. Sebby, 2017 IL 119445 (June). Episode 351 (Duration 9:25) Supreme Court explains how plain error analysis works.
People v. Shinaul, 2017 IL 120162 (February). Episode 311 (Duration 4:52) State is not allowed to reinstate charges after Defendant vacates an invalidated Aguilar AUUW conviction.
People v. McDonald, 2016 IL 118882 (December). Episode 287 (Duration 4:45) What’s the appropriate standard a reviewing court should follow when deciding whether there was error in not giving a lesser included instruction: Abuse of discretion or de novo review?
People v. Hauad, 2016 IL App (1st) 150583 (December). Episode 284 (Duration 5:44) The Torture Commission Report constitutes only a reassessment of evidence available to defendant before he filed his prior postconviction petitions, and thus it does not qualify as new evidence.
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.