People v. Gocmen, 2018 IL 122388 (September). Episode 540 (Duration 14:15) In obvious cases an officer need not be a drug detection expert to conclude a driver is under the influence of drugs.
People v. Tatera, 2018 IL App (2d) 160207 (May). Episode 498 (Duration 7:21) 9th DUI for this guy; 8 years seems about right.
People v. Lawson, 2018 IL App (4th) 170105 (March). Episode 483 (Duration 8:25) Defendant had a rare blood condition, that was not considered an extraordinary circumstance.
People v. Relwani, 2018 IL App (3d) 170201 (February). Episode 471 (Duration 7:01) Defendant loses his SSS hearing because he didn’t establish the Walgreen’s parking lot was privately maintained.
People v. Robledo, 2018 IL App (2d) 151142 (February). Episode 470 (Duration 7:10) Defendant blew .082 she argued the margin of error of the machine means the state didn’t prove she was .08.
Episode 469 (Duration 26:45) Here’s a quick summary of Illinois cases that deal with non consensual, forceable, warrantless blood draws.
People v. Meo, 2018 IL App (2d) 170135 (March). Episode 468 (Duration 14:08) Gas station attendant calls the police on defendant to report he almost hit the building, so DUI stop justified.
People v. Turner, 2018 IL App (1st) 170204 (February). Episode 462 (Duration 9:30) Good faith exception saves this warrantless blood draw.
People v. Hayes, 2018 IL App (5th) 140223 (February). Episode 461 (Duration 17:53) Defendant runs over and kills a 7 year old boy, however, the resulting blood draw is out because defendant was never under arrest.
People v. Ernsting, 2018 IL App (5th) 160330 (January). Episode 454 (Duration 9:07) Ronald Henson testified that blood in the mouth produces unreliable breathalyzer results and would tend to produce a disproportionately higher BAC.