People v. Corral, 2019 IL App (1st) 171501 (March). Episode 618 (Duration 9:22) Kid got his eyewitness expert witness on the stand, but the witness was not allowed to get into what she thought about the reliability of the witness.
People v. Ruiz, 2019 IL App (1st) 152157 (March). Episode 617 (Duration 12:50) Defendant’s conversation with his buddy is recorded and his friend kept telling him he always takes things to far.
People v. Garcia, 2019 IL App (2d) 161112 (March). Episode 615 (Duration 13:00) Prosecutor used an inartful example to illustrate accountability, but this was not plain error.
In re Appointment of Special Prosecutor, 2019 IL 122949 (January). Episode 596 (Duration 8:25) Press not allowed to get grand jury documents through FOIA.
People v. Felton, 2019 IL App (3d) 150595 (January). Episode 590 (Duration 11:02) Other crimes evidence was excessive here but it was a bench trial and the evidence was overwhelming against defendant.
People v. Davison, 2019 IL App (1st) 161094 (February). Episode 589 (Duration 15:22) Another example of evidence that was admitted to demonstrate the course of the police investigation.
People v. Boston, 2018 IL App (1st) 140369 (December). Episode 580 (Duration 9:54) Long complicated murder case, here is some information on commenting on pre-arrest silence.
People v. Fillyaw, 2018 IL App (2d) 150709 (December). Episode 575 (Duration 5:52) Improper to not allow the defense to impeach an unavailable witness with an affidavit obtained by the defense.
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. Zimmerman, 2018 IL 122261 (October). Episode 553 (Duration 10:21) You Can hide lascivious pretrial motions from the press.