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.
People v. McFadden, 2016 IL 117424 (June). Episode 187 (Duration 5:17) Defendant questioned the validity of his UUW Felon conviction because it was predicated on a AUUW invalidated under Aguilar.
People v. Ingram, 2018 IL App (4th) 160099 (July). Episode 523 (Duration 6:15) Defendant plead on a non-automatic transfer charge and now wants a do-over.