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…]
Yes, a DUI sleeping in car situation can happen to you under a not so unique set of circumstances. In fact, if you are drunk and asleep at the wheel of a non moving (even turned off) car you can be liable! [Read more…]
Sleeping behind the wheel leads to DUI and 8 years.
State proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Defendant was in “actual physical control” of his car. The car was poorly parked and had an open door. [Read more…]
Challenging the veracity of witnesses in court, after his murder conviction, is a losing appeal for this defendant. He says the witnesses had a motive to lie and the jury should not have believed them. [Read more…]
Was there sufficient evidence for obstructing identification? Initial caretaking contact turned into an investigative seizure for DUI, thus, Defendant was obligated to give her real name. [Read more…]
What is Disorderly Conduct? As a criminal defense attorney, I often have consultations with potential clients were I am answering this kind of question. [Read more…]