People v. Ruiz, 2019 IL App (1st) 152157 (March). Episode 617 (Duration 15:47)
Defendant's conversation with his buddy is recorded and his friend kept telling him he always takes things too far.
Here are the top 10 most recent Illinois criminal law confession cases in September of 2018. Episode 534 (Duration 31:11).
People v. Sanchez, 2018 IL App (1st) 143899 (April). Episode 488 (Duration 18:22)
Involuntary confession and improper closing arguments lead to this Illinois wrongful murder conviction. [Read more…]
Episode 481 (Duration 11:39) Police investigations and follow up prosecutions of other police officers involve slightly different constitutional concerns. What are they?
People v. Edwards, 2017 IL App (3d) 130190-B (January). Episode 300 (Duration 5:42)
This 17 year old's confession was voluntary even though he had a fifth grade reading level, suffered from various mental disorders, and that the investigating officers did not allow him to speak to his mother. [Read more…]
People v. Soto, 2017 IL App (1st) 140893 (January). Episode 291 (Duration 11:45)
Third confession 24 hours after first Mirandaless confession was cured of the taint of the constitutional violation. [Read more…]