In Chicago all police officers are required to wear a police body cam.[Read more…]
Illinois FOIA Request Made By Newspapers And The Press Is Denied
Illinois FOIA | 5 ILCS 140/1
FOIA expressly declares that civilians are entitled to full and complete information from the government. The underlying public policy and legislative intent is captured with the following:[Read more…]
People v. Montgomery, 2018 IL App (2d) 160541 (October). Episode 555 (Duration 14:02)
It’s unclear if the video ever existed, regardless, it was not tendered to defense counsel, and it’s unclear what’s the best remedy. [Read more…]
People v. Cunningham, 2018 IL App (1st) 153367 (June). Episode 517 (Duration 12:37)
Dismissal of the charges was not warranted when police destroyed some of the evidence. [Read more…]
In Episode 372 (Duration 33:25), Evan Bruno of Urbana, Illinois dives into some of the current problems with modern discovery rules and procedures.
People v. Zimmerman, 2017 IL App (4th) 170055 (March). Episode 336 (Duration 6:31)
Press has a right to read the lascivious motions in limine filed by the defense but sealed by the trial court.