People v. Montgomery, 2018 IL App (2d) 160541 (October). Episode 555 (Duration 14:02) It’s unclear if the video ever existed, regardless, it was not tendered to defense counsel, and it’s unclear what’s the best remedy.
People v. Cunningham, 2018 IL App (1st) 153367 (June). Episode 517 (Duration 12:37) Dismissal of the charges was not warranted when police destroyed some of the evidence.
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.