The Impossibility Defense is an affirmative defenses that must be raised in the first instance by the accused. The burden shifts to the State when the issue is first raised.
<iframe style=”border: none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/3201004/height/90/width/700/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/no-cache/true/render-playlist/no/custom-color/e58c29/” height=”90″ width=”700″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen></iframe>Drug trafficking evidence has shifted to more liberal interpretation of suspicious behavior around drugs delivered through the mail. [Read more…]
No contempt of court this time for dropping the F-Bomb. Besides breaking and violating every procedural safeguard known to man, this conviction for contempt of court cannot be supported by the facts. Even if everything the tattle tale said were true, what she said and the circumstances around how she said it did not make it contempt of court. [Read more…]
Criminal trespass to real property charges result from a bad day at the DMV. However, after this conviction significant legal questions remain. What is a proper notice that you are not welcome at the, otherwise public, DMV? [Read more…]
In a drug driving case, it is the circumstantial evidence that leads to her conviction. A statement that a person took pills plus bad driving with evidence of impairment will get the job done for the state. [Read more…]
Is it illegal to lie to the police? In Illinois there is a charge called obstructing identification. It is a form of obstructing justice. [Read more…]