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Criminal Nuggets

Dec 26, 2014

http://IllinoisCaseLaw.com/when-does-double-jeopardy-attach-during-a-sentencing-hearing

When does double jeopardy attach during a sentencing hearing? This is the question raised in Podcast Episode Number 040 of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast. The Defendant tried to plead guilty to a misdemeanor DUI, the the judge...


Dec 22, 2014

http://IllinoisCaseLaw.com/is-it-a-per-se-conflict-of-interest-when-trial-attorney-raises-ineffective-assistance-on-himself

Is it a per se conflict of interest when trial attorney raises ineffective assistance on himself? In Podcast Episode number 039 of the Criminal Nuggets we have a trial attorney who is asking for...


Dec 19, 2014

http://IllinoisCaseLaw.com/dui-sentencing-laws-rational-or-frenzy

DUI sentencing laws infect an Illinois non DUI sentencing hearing. Have good intentioned DUI laws turned into an  uncontrollable emotional frenzy?

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Podcast Episode number 038 of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast discusses the recently reversed...


Dec 16, 2014

http://IllinoisCaseLaw.com/how-to-properly-preserve-an-issue-for-criminal-appeal

 

The Illinois Supreme Court once and for all explains how to properly preserve an issue for criminal appeal. Criminal trial attorneys must keep in mind that the civil rules are different and that some trial error is unforeseeable. 


Dec 11, 2014

http://illinoiscaselaw.com/dui-checkpoints-questions-answered

The season for DUI Checkpoints is approaching fast. In The Criminal Nuggets Podcast episode 036, the foundations in the law authorizing DUI checkpoints is logically laid out. Once, this roadmap is established common questions about DUI checkpoints...