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Nov 28, 2014

http://illinoiscaselaw.com/search-incident-to-arrest-after-gant

Arizona v. Gant Update: The  Illinois Supreme Court in People v. Cregon Has Made a Search of Your Luggage Much Easier After a Search Incident to Arrest

Criminal defense attorney Samuel Partida, Jr.

Arizona v. Gant was the landmark decision by the Supreme Court which prevented police officers from...


Nov 25, 2014

http://illinoiscaselaw.com/drug-trafficking-evidence-proving-knowledge

Drug trafficking evidence has shifted to more liberal interpretation of suspicious behavior around drugs delivered through the mail.Drug trafficking evidence has shifted to more liberal interpretation of suspicious behavior around drugs delivered...


Nov 21, 2014

Murder and attempted murder conviction are reversed and case remanded for new trial. The recorded interrogation differed from police testimony. Police did not honor Defendant’s invocation of his right to remain silent and his right to an attorney.

 

People v. Flores, 2014 IL App (1st) 121786...


Nov 18, 2014

http://IllinoisCaseLaw.com/conditions-of-probation-challenged-by-this-convicted-police-officer

The conditions of probation imposed in this probation case included an order that Defendant pay his child support. The Defendant objected to this. He argued that the court did not have authority to make child support one of...


Nov 14, 2014

http://IllinoisCaseLaw.com/example-of-second-degree-murder-discover-of-adultery

An example of second degree murder is the issue in Podcast Episode 028 of the Criminal Nuggets Podcast. It involves a horrific case of domestic violence. Defendant beat his wife into a coma that eventually killed her. At trial Defendant...