People v. Braswell, 2019 IL App (1st) 172810 (December). Episode 728 (Duration 8:03) A different panel in the first district declines to hold the CPD investigative hold alert unconstitutional.
People v. Flunder, 2019 IL App (1st) 171635 (December). Episode 727 (Duration 13:23) A third “man with a gun” case but the defendant wins this one.
People v. Spain, 2019 IL App (1st) 163184 (December). Episode 726 (Duration 15:45) Yet another man with a gun case, this one is a much closer call but the win goes to the state (see also the strong dissent)
People v. Hood, 2019 IL App (1st) 162194 (December). Episode 725 (Duration 14:37) Another well thought out “man with a gun” case, there’s a strong dissent, but officer safety is front and center.
People v. Jordan, 2019 IL App (4th) 190223 (December). Episode 720 (Duration 9:23) Officers approach a young man in a car and get the dog out to sniff, was that reasonable?
People v. Dunmire, 2019 IL App (4th) 190316 (December). Episode 717 (Duration 12:41) This department has no way to test the tint on a window but that doesn’t stop officers from stopping cars with tinted windows.
People v. McCavitt, 2019 IL App (3d) 170830 (November). Episode 716 (Duration 9:52) Defendant was acquitted of criminal sexual assault but they didn’t look at the computer to carefully, state did not have the right to reexamine the computer year’s later.
People v. Augusta, 2019 IL App (3d) 170309 (November). Episode 707 (Duration 7:34) Police grabbed defendant by the throat to pull some plastic baggies out of his mouth.
People v. Thomas, 2019 IL App (1st) 162791 (November). Episode 706 (Duration 8:41) Officer sees a gun and arrests defendant, but defendant was not in the car.
People v. Balark, 2019 IL App (1st) 171626 (November). Episode 705 (Duration 14:47) Officer sees a gun and arrests defendant, was that premature or proper?