People v. Smith, 2019 IL App (3d) 160631 (March). Episode 619 (Duration 14:06)
Kid is available for cross even though they don’t remember the actual allegation of sexual abuse.
People v. Dabney, 2017 IL App (3d) 140915 (October). Episode 433 (Duration 8:44)
Kid didn’t testify about some of the acts.
People v. Burnett, 2015 IL App (1st) 133610 (December 2010). Episode 123 (Duration 8:45)
Defendant was not denied his constitutional right to confrontation when the domestic violence victim testified she did not remember the incident. [Read more…]
Testimonial statements under Crawford have a simple rule. The person making the statement must be in court and [Read more…]