People v. Williams, 2020 IL App (1st) 172992 (June). Episode 797 (Duration 4:43) Officer A said he smelled marijuana, Officer B searched the car so the court reversed the conviction.
People v. Craine, 2020 IL App (1st) 163403 (March). Episode 762 (Duration 10:26) Defendant sitting on his porch when police says he’s holding his pockets like he has a gun.
People v. Hill, 2020 IL 124595 (March). Episode 753 (Duration 13:00) Smell of cannabis plus other things still justify a search.
After Illinois passed the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act which became effective in 2020, can police still search a car when they smell cannabis? Episode 745 (Duration 44:50)
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. 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?