The Illinois Rules of Evidence are created by the Illinois Supreme Court. Some provisions are incorporated by statutes but the comprehensive, all encompassing system is created by the high court. [Read more…]
Illinois Evidence Cases | The Latest in Illinois Evidence Case Law
As far as Illinois evidence is concerned, there are two heavily litigated issues occurring throughout Illinois criminal courts. With confessions the big question is whether or not the police coerced the confession. Errors with other crimes evidence continues to be a huge source for findings of ineffective assistance of counsel. If you are an Illinois criminal litigator you have to also hunt down the spattering of cases dealing with eyewitness identification, expert witness, prior inconsistent statements and much much more.
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I've put together a summary of every Illinois Evidence case within the last two years. The cases include a one-line summary. You'll have a quick idea if the case is useful to you or not. If it looks interesting, you can click through to the actual case. Download this Recent Evidence Case List now.
Below you'll find all my most recent Evidence podcasts and articles...
People v. Corral, 2019 IL App (1st) 171501 (March). Episode 618 (Duration 11:38)
Kid got his eyewitness expert witness on the stand, but the witness was not allowed to get into what she thought about the reliability of the witness.
People v. Blakey, 2015 IL App (3d) 130719 (November). Episode 571 (Duration 16:52)
We use this case as an example on to how to think through and analyze a prior inconsistent statement problem when it comes up at trial.
People v. Stewart, 2018 IL App (3d) 160205 (November). Episode 560 (Duration 5:23)
You got to object when they try to admit the gun letter. [Read more…]