In re Jarrell C., 2017 IL App (1st) 170932 (December). Episode 447 (Duration 14:47) Illinois applies the exclusionary rule even after police discover a warrant notwithstanding Utah v. Strieff.
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.
People v. Garcia, 2017 IL App (1st) 142141 (March). Episode 330 (Duration 4:34) Police entered a home without a warrant to make a misdemeanor arrest; the exclusionary rule does not mandate suppression of evidence.
People v. Soto, 2017 IL App (1st) 140893 (January). Episode 291 (Duration 11:45) Third confession 24 hours after first Mirandaless confession was cured of the taint of the constitutional violation.
People v. Gutierrez, 2016 IL App (3d) 130619 (December). Episode 273 (Duration 9:35) Appellate court disagrees with trial court; defendant was arrested before he was transported to Kendall County thus the case is remanded for an attenuation hearing to see if the confession is out.
This little line in Sotomayor’s dissent in Utah v. Strieff(the big improper stop & attenuation case) has been stuck in my mind.
Utah v. Strieff, SCOTUS No. 14–1373. Argued February 22, 2016—Decided June 20, 2016. Episode 185 (Duration 13:49) Does the discovery of a valid arrest warrant sufficiently intervene to break the causal chain between an unlawful stop and the discovery of drug-related evidence?
People v. Gempel, 2016 IL App (3d) 140833 (January). Episode 161 (Duration 5:55) This murder confession is suppressed in large part because of the premature arrest and the police’s fragrant disregard of the Defendant’s Miranda rights.
People v. Little, 2016 IL App (3d) 140124 (March). Episode 158 (Duration 8:10) Cigarette break is not a sufficient amount of time to remove the taint of the original unrecorded interrogation violation.