People v. Smith, 2019 IL App (3d) 160631 (March). Episode 619 (Duration 14:06)
Kid is available for cross even though they don’t remember the actual allegation of sexual abuse.
People v. Applewhite, 2016 IL App (4th) 140558 (December). Episode 285 (Duration 5:49)
115-10 statements trumps Rule 613(c) which prohibits prior consistent statements. [Read more…]
Paul Meyers does his best to finally set me straight on the intricacies and interplay between impeachment, substantive evidence, and prior inconsistent statements. [Read more…]
People v. Johnson, 2016 IL App (4th) 150004 (April). Episode 172 (Duration 7:05)
Defendant is convicted on two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault based on the child’s testimony and her 115-10 statement. [Read more…]