People v. Johnson, 2019 IL 122956 (January). Episode 593 (Duration 0:00) Defendant has to move to withdraw his plea if he wants to challenge a sentence that was within the agreed cap but where the judge relied on improper factors.
People v. Woods, 2018 IL App (1st) 153323 (December). Episode 581 (Duration 8:55) Defendant was ordered to cooperate with the PSI and the judge turned around and used what he said against him.
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.
People v. Barajas, 2018 IL App (3d) 160433 (November) People v. Garza, 2018 IL App (3d) 160684 (November). Episode 562 (Duration 20:33) Helpful links and an update on important fines & costs cases.
People v. Harris, 2018 IL 121932 (October). Episode 551 (Duration 14:08) Illinois Supreme Court reveals the path 18-21 year olds should follow in order to have their their youthfulness considered as a factor at sentencing.
People v. Rodriguez, 2018 IL App (1st) 160030 (September). Episode 457 (Duration 6:24) Can defendant combine a sentence from an earlier crime with the sentence of a new crime to claim a de facto life sentence?
People v. Bingham, 2018 IL 122008 (September). Episode 542 (Duration 9:17) Appellate court has no jurisdiction to waive a sex offender registration requirement.
People v. Long, 2012018 IL App (4th) 150919 (August). Episode 535 (Duration 7:35) Defendant is guilty of a conspiracy but the state had to prove how much they meth they made with his camping fuel.
People v. Kochevar, 2018 IL App (3d) 140660 (August). Episode 527 (Duration 8:40) Another Romeo and Juliet Defender escapes from having to register as a sex offender.
People v. Coty, 2018 IL App (1st) 162383 (August). Episode 525 (Duration 7:56) Defendant had an IQ between 55 and 65, his 50 year sentence was a life sentence, and he needs a new sentencing hearing.