Sep 11, 2018
Here are the top 10 most recent Illinois criminal law confession cases in September of 2018. Episode 534 (Duration 31:11).
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Sep 4, 2018
What’s so wrong about about a little firearm discharging during the holidays? That’s why we have guns. Am I right? Am I right?
Well, this case begins with a little holiday celebrating. See People v. Moreno, 2015 IL App (3d) 130119 (03/25/2015).
It is News Year’s Eve! Defendant is at home doing a...
Sep 2, 2018
An expert witness new foundational element is being implemented by an Illinois appellate court. This is their way of dealing with unreliable expert testimony. See Committee on Identifying the Needs of the Forensic Sciences Community, National Research Council
Illinois courts are dealing with unreliable expert...
Sep 2, 2018
People v. Simmons, 2016 IL App (1st) 131300 (September). Episode 245 (Duration 9:10).
Trial judge easily dismisses shoddy firearm expert testimony and sustains life sentence in this murder case.
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