People v. Buffer, 2019 IL 122327 (April). Episode 625 (Duration 8:41)
Illinois Supreme Court says anything over 40 years is a de facto life sentence.[Read more…]
People v. Rodriguez, 2018 IL App (1st) 160030 (September). Episode 457 (Duration 6:24)
Can defendant combine a sentence from an earlier crime with the sentence of a new crime to claim a de facto life sentence? [Read more…]
Defendant was 17 years old when he was given a discretionary life sentence, is he entitled to a new sentencing hearing?