People v. Allen, 2017 IL App (1st) 151540 (December). Episode 430 (Duration 9:24) 10 and a half years for burglary to a car are reduced to six years because the second division in the first district says so.
People v. Harris, 2016 IL App (1st) 141744 (December) & People v. Horta, 2016 IL App (2nd)140714 (December). Episode 281 (Duration 12:32) 18 year old shooter gets a de facto life sentence of 76 years which shock the moral sense of the community (according to this appellate panel). While another 18 year old receives 59 years for a […]
People v. Busse, 2016 IL App (1st) 142941 (December). Episode 280 (Duration 8:27) A paltry crime for a paltry sum does not warrant the paltry sentence of 12 years.
People v. Staake, 2016 IL App (4th) 140638 (November). Episode 260 (Duration 9:52) Second degree murder is not a lesser included offense of first degree murder; it is a lesser mitigated offense of first degree murder.
People v. Taylor, 2016 IL App (1st) 141251 (October). Episode 253 (Duration 6:57) Remanded for new sentencing to see if a class 1, sudden and intense passion resulting from serious provocation, sentencing is appropriate for this attempted murder conviction.