People v. Johnson, 2019 IL App (1st) 162517 (March). Episode 614 (Duration 9:18) No valid jury waiver in the record even though he apparently signed the waiver form.
People v. Lewis, 2018 IL App (4th) 150637 (April). Episode 514 (Duration 6:27) It’s within the court’s full discretion to bring the jury back into the courtroom to view recorded evidence after deliberation has already begun.
People v. Gore, 2018 IL App (3d) 150627 (April). Episode 502 (Duration 6:36) Judge doesn’t have to open the courtroom to the public to handle how to answer a jury question.
People v. Manning, 2018 IL 122081 (March). Episode 480 (Duration 21:31) Jury wanted to know what happens if they can’t agree on second degree murder.
People v. Encalado, 2018 IL 122059 (March). Episode 477 (Duration 8:50) There is no body of case law documenting the public shaming of patrons of prostitutes.
People v. Henderson, 2017 IL App (3d) 150550 (November). Episode 452 (Duration 8:53) The judge brought the jury into the courtroom to let them see a video with neither the judge, the ASA, nor the defense attorney being there.
People v. Evans, 2016 IL App (1st) 142190 (December). Episode 270 (Duration 7:02) Murder reversed, step-grandmother improperly excluded from the courtroom constitutes structural error.
People v. Alexander, 2017 IL App (1st) 142170 (June). Episode 370 (Duration 6:43) Illogical verdicts won’t always require reversal.
People v. Brown, 2017 IL App (3d) 140514 (May). Episode 367 (Duration 14:51) The jury signed the not guilty of first degree murder conviction and they signed the second degree murder instruction, this was inconsistent, yet the conviction is sustained.
People v. Dismuke, 2017 IL App (2d) 141203 (June). Episode 361 (Duration 8:30) Zehr principles are royal screwed up leading to a reversal under plain error.