In Episode 340 (Duration 14:18) of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast, Kim Bilbrey of the Kane County Public Defender's office indulges me as I ask about one of the easiest ways for police to search a car without a warrant.
The Latest in Illinois Search and Seizure Case Law
Illinois Search and Seizure cases like, everywhere else, have been all over the place. You'll want to place close attention, however, to the police drug cases. As well as a series of cases featuring stop and frisks (or as I like to call them "guy walking down the street" cases). Finally, there is a growing list of "cop gone wild" cases.
Download Search and Seizure Case List
I've put together a 4-page summary of every Illinois Search & Seizure case within the last two years. The cases include a one-line summary, so you have a quick idea if the case is useful to you. If it looks interesting, you'll be able to click through to the actual case. Download this Recent Search & Seizure Case List now.
Below you'll find all my most recent Search & Seizure podcasts and articles...
Alana De Leon is an Illinois criminal law litigator worth keeping an eye on. In episode 328 (Duration 43:21) of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast she helps us explore some of the intricacies of “knock and talk” warrantless entries. [Read more…]
An investigative hold is not probable cause and could not be used to detain/arrest this defendant. As a result the kilo of cocaine he had in his car is suppressed. [Read more…]
People v. Aguilar invalidated some gun charges, in Illinois this means some seizures are also unconstitutional. [Read more…]
Live streaming while driving drunk is one thing…but what about an anonymous complaint? Can any old complaint of your driving get you pulled over? [Read more…]
What happens when this drug dog makes it to the scene of a traffic stop in a flash? The case involves the discovery of 900 grams of heroin. [Read more…]