People v. Ruiz, 2019 IL App (1st) 152157 (March). Episode 617 (Duration 15:47)
Defendant’s conversation with his buddy is recorded and his friend kept telling him he always takes things too far.
Here are the top 10 most recent Illinois criminal law confession cases in September of 2018. Episode 534 (Duration 31:11).
People v. Sanchez, 2018 IL App (1st) 143899 (April). Episode 488 (Duration 18:22)
Involuntary confession and improper closing arguments lead to this Illinois wrongful murder conviction. [Read more…]
Episode 481 (Duration 11:39) Police investigations and follow up prosecutions of other police officers involve slightly different constitutional concerns. What are they?
In re Jarrell C., 2017 IL App (1st) 170932 (December). Episode 447 (Duration 14:47)
Holding your crotch is not indicative of carrying a gun; Illinois fails to apply the exclusionary rule after police discover a warrant notwithstanding Utah v. Strieff. [Read more…]
People v. Hernandez, 2017 IL App (1st) 150575 (March). Episode 332 (Duration 11:51)
Confession is out; giving the defendant a fake gun residue test did not sufficiently attenuate the bad arrest. [Read more…]