People v. Mandoline, 2017 IL App (2d) 150511 (February). Episode 318 (Duration 6:01) Sometimes you can get a felony murder proximate cause defense instruction.
People v. Mandoline, 2017 IL App (2d) 150511 (February). Episode 316 (Duration 12:31) The police misconduct here did not overbear defendant’s will so as to deprive him of the opportunity to knowingly and intelligently relinquish his rights and give statements to the police.
People v. Casciaro, 2015 IL App (2d) 131291 (September). Episode 267 (Duration 15:19) The State went out on a limb and charged defendant with a felony murder predicated on intimidation. The real risk was relying on, what has to be, this year’s “worst State’s witness.”
People v. O’Neal, 2016 IL App (1st) 132284 (September). Episode 239 (Duration 13:06) Defendant shoots his own friend on accident but was acting under an unreasonable claim of self defense.
People v. Carey, 2016 IL App (1st) 131944 (August). Episode 228 (Duration 7:35) Felony murder indictment failed to specify which predicate offense his felony murder was based on, conviction reversed.