People v. Ayres, 2017 IL 120162 (February). Episode 307 (Duration 5:41)
What does defendant have to say to trigger a Krankel inquiry?
In trying to defeat ineffective assistance of counsel claim, am I teaching attorneys how to get away with being ineffective? Of course not. It is in a defendant’s best interest that all the parties involved know and apply and the law if and when that defendant is going to raise a claim of ineffectiveness. On the other hand, knowing the law also prevents a meritless claim from unnecessarily advancing. [Read more…]
Defeat ineffective assistance of counsel claim from the get-go. In Podcast Episode 018, I discuss how to prevent a claim of ineffective assistance from blowing up into something much bigger than it actually is. [Read more…]
Ineffective assistance of counsel claims are fought in a Krankel hearing. Defendant was charged with murder and attempted murder. He didn't like the courts finding and raised ineffective assistance of counsel at the sentencing hearing. [Read more…]