People v. Buffer, 2019 IL 122327 (April). Episode 625 (Duration 8:41) Illinois Supreme Court says anything over 40 years is a de facto life sentence.
People v. Harris, 2018 IL 121932 (October). Episode 551 (Duration 14:08) Illinois Supreme Court reveals the path 18-21 year olds should follow in order to have their their youthfulness considered as a factor at sentencing.
People v. Rodriguez, 2018 IL App (1st) 160030 (September). Episode 457 (Duration 6:24) Can defendant combine a sentence from an earlier crime with the sentence of a new crime to claim a de facto life sentence?
People v. Coty, 2018 IL App (1st) 162383 (August). Episode 525 (Duration 7:56) Defendant had an IQ between 55 and 65, his 50 year sentence was a life sentence, and he needs a new sentencing hearing.
People v. Holman, 2017 IL 120655 (September) People v. Hoy, 2017 IL App (1st) 142596 (September) People v. Evans, 2017 IL App (1st) 143562 (August). Episode 413 (Duration 10:27) Defendant was 17 years old when he was given a discretionary life sentence, is he entitled to a new sentencing hearing?