The Drew Peterson appeal for the murder of his third wife is in. The conviction stands. One of the issues he raised was whether there was an attorney conflict of interest when his attorney signed a media deal. [Read more…]
Illinois Procedure Cases | The Latest in Illinois Criminal Procedure
Issues pertaining to Illinois criminal procedure recently litigated within the court system include:
- - Speedy Trial Issues
- - Double Jeopardy Concerns
- - Insanity & Guilty But Mentally Ill Decisions
- - Fitness Issues
- - And Much Much More
These and other cases have gone beyond the Illinois code of criminal procedure (725 ILCS 5/et seq.).
Download The Procedure Case List
I've put together a summary of every Illinois Criminal Procedure 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 Criminal Procedure Case List now.
Below you'll find all my most recent criminal procedure podcasts and articles...
Something different for a change. DUI discovery sanctions upheld! Get the scoop right here.
In the 100th Episode of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast we discuss one drug informant contract that didn’t turn out how Defendant thought it would. [Read more…]
Does every DUI discovery violation result in suppression of evidence? When is it appropriate for a trial judge to exclude field sobriety tests? [Read more…]
Pro se defendant files motion to dismiss his speeding ticket based on a violation of Illinois Supreme Court Rule 552. This private citizen uncovered a pattern of chronic rule violations by his local police department. [Read more…]
I created a simple 2 page accountability cheat-sheet for criminal law attorneys. I keep this towards the front of my trial book. It comes in handy in accountability cases when I need exact language quickly. [Read more…]