People v. Allen, 2017 IL App (1st) 151540 (December). Episode 430 (Duration 9:24)
People ex rel. Glasgow v. Carlson, 2016 IL 120544 (December). Episode 382 (Duration 10:20)
Mandamus awarded to force trial court to sentence defendant as a class X offender.
People v. Busse, 2016 IL App (1st) 142941 (December). Episode 280 (Duration 8:27)
A paltry crime for a paltry sum does not warrant the paltry sentence of 12 years. [Read more…]
Plea negotiation drug case should be better for the defense. The double drug conviction enhancement appears to be dead in the water. When two sentencing enhancement provisions are in conflict the later one that uses the word “shall” wins. [Read more…]
What happens after a void sentence? In this case, defendant’s postconviction petition is dismissed. But the sentence was void. [Read more…]