Timbs v. Indiana, 2019 SCOTUS (February). Episode 594 (Duration 24:32)
Eighth Amendment ban on excessive fines and forfeitures extends to the states.[Read more…]
Criminal Nuggets Podcast
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People v. Bowden, 2019 IL App (3d) 170654 (February). Episode 591 (Duration 11:29)
Another example of evidence that was admitted to demonstrate the course of the police investigation. [Read more…]
Episode 579 (Duration 16:25) What is happening in Illinois with the mistake of law doctrine?
People v. Williams, 2018 IL App (2d) 160683 (October). Episode 558b (Duration 11:25)
Challenging this DUI traffic stop gave us a reason to review exactly what it takes for police to find probable cause for a DUI arrest in Illinois. [Read more…]
Episode 556 (Duration 24:34). Charles Schierer of East Peoria, Illinois, explains why it’s a good time to change the “smell of cannabis” rule. [Read more…]
It’s more than just the types of crimes that are prosecuted. There are fundamental differences between practicing in federal and state criminal court. Episode 548 (Duration 47:50)