People v. Felton, 2019 IL App (3d) 150595 (January). Episode 590 (Duration 11:02)[Read more…]
People v. Kelley, 2019 IL App (4th) 160598 (January). Episode 587 (Duration9:58)
Here’s a better way to look at how court’s are interpreting sexual propensity evidence.[Read more…]
People v. Rosado, 2017 IL App (1st) 143741 (August). Episode 414 (Duration 9:02)
It was error to admit a drug deal defendant was acquitted of or he should have been allowed to tell the jury he was not guilty of that charge. [Read more…]
On March 10, 2017, Curtis Lovelace was acquitted of his first wife’s murder. In Episode 334 (Duration 51:50) of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast, Curtis Lovelace lays out the legal lessons from his experience.
People v. Heller, 2017 IL App (4th) 140658 (January). Episode 304 (Duration 5:23)
Use this modified IPI 3.14 when other crimes evidence is admitted in a domestic battery pursuant to 725 ILCS 5/115-7.4. [Read more…]
Other crimes evidence is admissible to show consciousness of guilt.
Putting a kid’s hand in a vice, threatening to cut off his hand with a chainsaw, and threatening to kill him if he tells anyone sounds relevant. Why Else Put a Kid’s Hand in a Vice and Threatening to Kill Him?