People v. Mayo, 2017 IL App (2d) 150390 (May). Episode 346 (Duration 10:46) 23 year old defendant with an IQ of 48 doesn’t necessarily have an obvious mental state seeking sexual gratification.
This is the May 2017 Illinois criminal case law audio round-up (the fast case law summary). Episode 345 (Duration 20:48)
This is the April 2017 Illinois criminal case law audio round-up (the fast case law summary). Episode 344 (Duration 11:10)
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. Austin, 2017 IL App (1st) 142737 (April). Episode 342. (Duration 17:15) Fact that multiple jurors of the same race have been stricken, without more, does not raise a prima facia case for a Batson violation.