People v. Coty, 2020 IL 123972 (June). Episode 784 (Duration 15:19)
Defendant’s with diminished mental capacity are eligible for life and de facto life sentences.Read more
People v. Gunn, 2019IL App (1st) 170542 (September). Episode 694 (Duration 4:19)
Buffer says 40 years or less is not a de facto life sentence. [Read more…]
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? [Read more…]
Defendant was 17 years old when he was given a discretionary life sentence, is he entitled to a new sentencing hearing?