See People v. Peterson, 2015 IL App (3d) 130157 (November). Episode 107 (Duration 25:22).
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...
Courts have demonstrated quite well their unwillingness to toss a case because of an officer’s DUI errors and omissions. This doesn’t mean the defense bar has to lie down and take it. [Read more…]
See People v. Casciaro, 2015 IL App (2d) 131291 (September). Episode 096 (Duration 14:37). Felony murder conviction reversed. The State went out on a limb and charged defendant with a felony murder predicated on intimidation. [Read more…]