On March 10, 2017, Curtis Lovelace was acquitted of his first wive’s murder. In Episode 334 (Duration 51:50) of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast Curtis Lovelace gives us the legal lessons from his experience and from his perspective.
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. Acevedo, 2017 App (3d) 150750 (March). Episode 309 (Duration 6:09) Discovery sanction in this rescission hearing consisted of a finding that the defendant met his initial burden, then the State was allowed to have the officer testify to the probable cause for the DUI arrest.
People v. Viramontes, 2017 IL App (1st) 142085 (January). People v. Jones, 2017 IL App (1st) 143403 (January) Episode 299 (Duration 5:53) Defendant has a right to in camera inspection of mental health records, but he has to ask for it.
People v. Flournoy, 2016 IL App (1st) 142356 (November). Episode 259 (Duration 11:44) Abuse of discretion to apply the surveillance location privilege in this case.
People v. Gonzalez, 2016 IL App (1st) 141660 (December). Episode 282 (Duration 7:51) Defendant not entitled to a third stage evidentiary hearing even though a notoriously corrupt detective handled the witness identifications in his case.
People v. Gray, 2016 IL App (1st) 141196 (March). Episode 152 (Duration 4:03) Drug officers were themselves charged with distributing narcotics and Defendant was not told about the investigation before he plead guilty to his own drug charges.
People v. Moore, 2016 IL App (1st) 133814 (February). Episode 149 (Duration 4:49) Lost photo arrays were not done in bad faith, so no due process violation occurred.
People v. Tsiamas, 2015 IL App (2d) 140859 (December 2015). Episode 122 (Duration 5:12) Add this case to the list of “DUI Discovery Violation” cases we should know about.