Mar 14, 2017
This is the February 2017 Illinois criminal case law audio summary. Episode 303 (Duration 20:28)
Why read about what the Illinois criminal law courts have been up to when you can just listen?
The best way to ensure you consistently outmatch and outgun the competition is by doing the work they won't do. That means staying on top of the important opinions.
The February 2017 round-up is 20:28 minutes long. Hit the "download" button and listen to the full program now.
Here's a quick snapshot of what's included in your MP3 Download, this is what you missed:
1. People v. Fort
When the State may want to charge second degree murder even though it’s kind of redundant, silly, and a little stupid to do it.
2. People v. Ayres
The right way to accuse you of being completely incompetent and ineffective.
3. People v. Shinaul
The sneaky little way the State is trying to stop defendants from vacating unconstitutional gun convictions.
4. People v. Williams
This off duty officer knows how to make an extrajurisdictional arrest stick. He was off-duty and way outside of his city limits when he made a citizen’s arrest.
5. In re Manuel M.
A completely inappropriate use of the “surveillance privilege” is used to deprive the accused minor of significant discovery.
6. People v. Oelerich
A demon told him to test his invincibility. What he did was shocking.
7. People v. Grant
The wrong way to handle a gun. Defendant shoots himself in the hand in his empty apartment...but is that a reckless discharge?
8. People v. Encalado
Paying for sex from prostitutes is usually embarrassing and kept on the down-low...Wrong! This defendant wanted to blab all about it in front of the jury.
9. People v. Pepitone
Why Sex offenders can now go to a Bear’s game at Soldier field.
10. People v. Ochoa
Are you letting the prosecution try to admit the kitchen sink by helping the jury understand the “steps in an investigation”? These prosecutors will be trying this murder case for the 3rd time because defense counsel put her foot down.
11. People v. Ortiz
How to dissect, break down and de fang a landmark “pro defense” opinion.
12. People v. Mandoline
When just a little police misconduct and constitutional rights trampling is no big deal.
13. People v. Washington
Courts have to tiptoe through the process with unfit defendants. The fastest way to a reversal is to respect every wish of an unfit defendant.
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