People v. Nolan, 2019 IL App (2d) 180354 (April). Episode 627 (Duration 9:29)
Trial judge grants defendant’s motion to dismiss the indictment in part because the officer did not testify in the hearing.[Read more…]
People v. Ochoa, 2017 IL App (1st) 140204 (February). Episode 315 (Duration 29:55)
Defendant’s murder conviction is reversed a second time for the same reason it was reversed the first time (Cameron Hearing Problem). [Read more…]
People v. Jones, 2016 IL App (1st) 141008 (October). Episode 257 (Duration 6:59)
Big problems with this prosecutor’s opening statement. [Read more…]
Recent cases of prosecutorial misconduct in Illinois courtrooms give us a chance to dig a little deeper. What exactly is going on? [Read more…]
People v. Weinke, 2016 IL App (1st) 141196 (March). Episode 148 (Duration 10:43)
“While we have no desire to impugn the ASA’s reputation, given the power and autonomy that prosecutors have over a criminal defendant’s fate, we cannot ignore what happened.” [Read more…]
People v. Mpulamasaka, 2016 IL App (2d) 130703 (January). Episode 127 (Duration 15:34).
Prosecution walks the line to win a conviction. Appellate court quickly reverses.