People v. West, 2017 IL App (3d) 130802 (March). Episode 329 (Duration 10:59) This obvious drug interdiction traffic stop was nonetheless 100% consensual.
Alana De Leon is an Illinois criminal law litigator worth keeping an eye on. In episode 328 (Duration 43:21) of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast she helps us explore some of the intricacies of “knock and talk” warrantless entries.
People v. Evans, 2017 IL App (4th) 140672 (March). Episode 327 (Duration 7:49) Defendant kept putting his hands in his pocket after he was repeatedly told to take them out; frisk for weapons justified.
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.
In re Elijah W., 2017 IL App (1st) 162648 (March). Episode 326 (Duration 4:59) Plain clothes officer sternly telling a kid to “come here” is a seizure.