People v. Hauad, 2016 IL App (1st) 150583 (December). Episode 284 (Duration 5:44) The Torture Commission Report constitutes only a reassessment of evidence available to defendant before he filed his prior postconviction petitions, and thus it does not qualify as new evidence.
People v. Gonzalez, 2016 IL App (1st) 141660 (December). Episode 282 (Duration 7:51) Defendant not entitled to a third stage evidentiary hearing even though a notoriously corrupt detective handled the witness identifications in his case.
People v. Nesbit, 2016 IL App (3d) 140591 (September). Episode 234 (Duration 4:44) Trial counsel ineffective for not surrendering defendant’s bond.
People v. Montanez, 2016 IL App (1st) 133726 (June).People v. Serrano, 2016 IL App (1st) 133493 (June). Episode 198 (Duration 13:34) Trial court’s granting of the State’s motion for directed verdict after the defendant’s testimony in this third stage hearing must be reversed; any other result would work a palpable injustice.