People v. Brown, 2017 IL App (3d) 140514 (May). Episode 367 (Duration 14:51) The jury signed the not guilty of first degree murder conviction and they signed the second degree murder instruction, this was inconsistent, yet the conviction is sustained.
People v. Nelson, 2017 IL 120198 (June). Episode 252 (Duration 13:20) Defendant says his attorneys had a conflict because they went with self defense rather than actual innocence.
People v. Byrd, 2017 IL App (2d) 140715 (April). Episode 343 (Duration 5:07) So when there is Batson violation, what is the appropriate remedy?
People v. French, 2017 IL App (1st) 141815 (March). Episode 339 (Duration 18:04). Little review of the hearsay rule involving the course of conduct and existing state of mind exceptions.
People v. Zimmerman, 2017 IL App (4th) 170055 (March). Episode 336 (Duration 6:31) Press has a right to read the lascivious motions in limine filed by the defense but sealed by the trial court.
People v. Hernandez, 2017 IL App (1st) 150575 (March). Episode 332 (Duration 11:51) Confession is out; giving the defendant a fake gun residue test did not sufficiently attenuate the bad arrest.
Evan Parke made extensive use of Illinois FOIA requests in the defense of Curtis Lovelace. In Episode 320 (Duration 52:38) we look at how he did it.
People v. Mandoline, 2017 IL App (2d) 150511 (February). Episode 318 (Duration 6:01) Sometimes you can get a felony murder proximate cause defense instruction.
People v. Mandoline, 2017 IL App (2d) 150511 (February). Episode 316 (Duration 12:31) The police misconduct here did not overbear defendant’s will so as to deprive him of the opportunity to knowingly and intelligently relinquish his rights and give statements to the police.