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June 3, 2019: Gary True On What Happens When Police See Your Gun In Public | Audio file

May 15, 2019: Matthew Paulson & Larry Vandersnick Explain Exactly What Is Happening During This Common Kind Of Traffic Stop | Audio file

April 24, 2019: Double Jeopardy Concern Means There WILL BE A Second Trial In This Case | Audio file

April 23, 2019: Butt In The Box Rule Means Your Available For Cross Examination | Audio file

April 22, 2019: Eyewitness Expert Not Allowed To Get Into Individual Witnesses Reliability | Audio file

April 17, 2019: Be Careful With Admissions By Omissions | Audio file

April 16, 2019: Prosecutors Questions Could Have Been Presented More Clearly And Completely In The Grand Jury Room | Audio file

April 15, 2019: An Example Of Inartful Closing Argument And How To Fix It | Audio file

April 10, 2019: It's Structural Error To Proceed With A Bench Trial Without A Knowing Waiver In Open Court | Audio file

April 9, 2019: In This DUI The Officer Substantially Complies With His Breathalyzer Certification | Audio file

April 8, 2019: March 2019 Speed Round (The Illinois Criminal Case Law Round Up) | Audio file

April 4, 2019: Is It Constitutional To Ban Guns From Public Housing? | Audio file

April 3, 2019: UUW Provision Banning Stun Guns Is Shot Down | Audio file

April 2, 2019: Police Chase Some Men, See A Gun And Arrest Them - Is That Legal? | Audio file

March 28, 2019: Defendant Wanted To Tell The Jury That He Pays For Sex | Audio file

March 28, 2019: Reckless Discharge Requires Endangering The Bodily Safety Of "An Individual" | Audio file

March 28, 2019: Citizen's Arrest Made By Off Duty Officer Way Outside His Jurisdiction | Audio file

February 25, 2019: What Does Timbs v. Indiana Have To Say About Illinois Asset Forfeiture? | Audio file

February 18, 2019: This Feels A Little Like Sheriff Rosco P Coltrane | Audio file

February 15, 2019: Demon Tells Defendant To Test His Mortality: He Collides Into A Mother's Mini-Van | Audio file

February 13, 2019: Trial Court Distinguishes The Hell Out Of Lerma To Deny The Use Of Eyewitness Expert | Audio file

February 8, 2019: Surveillance Privilege Unjustified When Cop Is The Only Witness | Audio file

January 14, 2019: An Update On The Barney Fife Traffic Stop | Audio file

December 10, 2018: The Top 10 Criminal Law Cases In 2018 | Audio file

December 2, 2018: The Most Important Case On Illinois Prior Inconsistent Statements | Audio file

November 20, 2018: What Constitutes Probable Cause For A DUI Arrest In Illinois? | Audio file

November 7, 2018: The Best Reason To Change The "Smell Of Cannabis" Rule | Audio file

October 22, 2018: Attorney Anthony Sassan | What You Need To Know About The Practical Differences Between Federal And State Criminal Court | Audio file

September 11, 2018: Top 10 Most Recent Illinois Confession Cases (September 2018) | Audio file

September 4, 2018: What is a Reckless Discharge of a Firearm? | Audio file

September 2, 2018: How To Admit An Expert Witness And Exclude An Unreliable One | Audio file

September 2, 2018: Attacking Expert Witness "Foundation" Not The Way To Exclude Unreliable Opinion Testimony | Audio file

August 14, 2018: Top 13 Illinois Supreme Court Criminal Law Cases In 2017 | Audio file

July 4, 2018: You Have An Expectation Of Privacy In Your Cell Site Location Information | Audio file

July 1, 2018: 114 Failure To Register As A Sex Offender Reporting is Different Than Registering | Audio file

June 26, 2018: A Test For Criminal Justice...Guy Gets Convicted For Defending Himself | Audio file

June 19, 2018: 3 SCOTUS Criminal Law Cases (Q2 2018) | Audio file

June 6, 2018: 5 Illinois Search & Seizure "Pat Down" Cases | How Not To Act In Front Of The Police | Audio file

May 23, 2018: An Illinois Wrongful Conviction Reviewing Court Says This Guy Didn't Do It | Audio file

May 16, 2018: Expungement And Sealing In Illinois With Paul Meyers | Audio file

April 25, 2018: When Police Investigate The Police | Audio file

April 11, 2018: 4 SORA (Sex Offender Registration Act) Cases To Know About | Audio file

March 28, 2018: Warrantless Blood Draws Coming To A Hospital Near You | Audio file

March 15, 2018: Constitutionality Based On Structure: Do Houses Have More Protection Than Apartments? | Audio file

March 2, 2018: Former Police Officer With A Law Degree Matthew Taylor Provides Insight And Perspective On The Criminal Law | Audio file

January 17, 2018: Advice From A Full Circuit Judge: The Honorable Rene Cruz | Audio file

December 7, 2017: Unreasonably Prolonged Traffic Stop Masks Other Problems With The Dog | Audio file

November 22, 2017: Everything You Wanted To Know About The NIU College of Law Criminal Defense Clinic With Professor Cain | Audio file

November 3, 2017: How To Become An Illinois State Judge With Scott J. Frankel | Audio file

October 2, 2017: What You Don’t Know About The Jason Stockley Shooting Why This Former St. Louis Officer Was Acquitted Of Murder | Audio file

September 21, 2017: 238.mp3 | Audio file

September 14, 2017: Making His Own Way An Attorney Profile Featuring Shady Yassin | Audio file

August 9, 2017: Nrupa Patel Helps Dissect Conflict Of Interest Confronting Former Prosecutors | Audio file

August 2, 2017: Is It Time To Kill The Brady Rule? And Other Big Discovery Issues With Evan Bruno | Audio file

July 26, 2017: A Peek Behind The Illinois Appellate Court System With Evan Bruno | Audio file

July 20, 2017: In Legal News: College Dean Resigns Amid Allegations of Sexual... | Audio file

July 7, 2017: What You Need To Know About The Illinois Bail Reform Law | Audio file

June 20, 2017: How To File And Win A Change In Venue Motion With Professor Beckett | Audio file

May 16, 2017: The Magic Words That Instantly Allow An Officer To Search A Car Without A Warrant With Kim Bilbrey | Audio file

May 10, 2017: Terry Hake And The Graylord Investigation Turn "Crook County" Into Cook County | Audio file

May 4, 2017: What Criminal Law Lawyers Need To Know About The Curtis Lovelace Trial With Curtis Lovelace | Audio file

April 25, 2017: Litigating "Knock And Talk" Warrantless Entries With Alana De Leon | Audio file

April 21, 2017: Behind The Scenes Of The Curtis Lovelace Trial | Attorney Evan Parke Discloses How The Defense Team Made Use Of FOIA | Audio file

April 11, 2017: How Can Police Enforce A Blood Warrant | A Discussion With Anthony Cameron | Audio file

April 5, 2017: How Double Jeopardy Really Works | Audio file

April 3, 2017: Murder Conviction Reversed Twice Because Of The Same Hearsay Mistake | Audio file

March 21, 2017: State Not Allowed To Re-Open Old Counts When Aguilar UUW Is Vacated | Audio file

March 21, 2017: Racial Bigotry In The Jury | Should The Rules Allow It? | Audio file

March 20, 2017: SCOTUS Says Racial Bias Intolerable In Jury Deliberation Room | Audio file

March 15, 2017: Here's A DUI Discovery Sanction With No Teeth (It's Not The Civil Inference Thing) | Audio file

March 14, 2017: February 2017 Illinois Criminal Case Law Summary - The Audio Round-Up | Audio file

March 14, 2017: Second Degree Murder Is Not An Automatic Transfer Offense So What Happens When Minor is "Acquitted" of First Degree Murder? | Audio file

March 13, 2017: Exactly What Does Defendant Have To Say To Trigger A Krankel Inquiry? | Audio file

March 9, 2017: This "Heat Run" Was No Innocent Drive In The City | Audio file

March 8, 2017: When Warrant Issues On a New Case And You're Already Sitting In Jail Do You Get Credit? | Audio file

March 7, 2017: Use This Modified IPI 3.14 With Domestic Violence Other Crimes Cases | Audio file

March 7, 2017: January 2017 Illinois Criminal Case List - An Audio Review Of The January Cases | Audio file

March 6, 2017: February 2017 Illinois Criminal Case Law Summary - The Audio Round-Up | Audio file

February 28, 2017: Retired Judge Allen Anderson: The View From The Bench | Audio file

February 27, 2017: 17 Year Old With 5th Grade Reading Level And Mental Disorders Gives A Voluntary Statement | Audio file

February 22, 2017: Mental Health Records Are Sensitive | Get Them This Way | Audio file

February 21, 2017: Third District Declares The Crime Of Being a Sexual Offender In A Park Unconstitutional | Audio file

February 20, 2017: Take Down Lights Not A Show Of Force Without Other Coercive Act | Audio file

February 16, 2017: When Well Motivated Good Intentioned People Do The WRONG Thing | Audio file

February 14, 2017: No Probable Cause For This DUI Arrest | Audio file

February 7, 2017: How Ed Walters & Phil Rosenthal Democratized Legal Research: Now With Fastcase 7 They Made It Gorgeous | Audio file

February 6, 2017: Defendant Had A Right To Know The Surveillance Location | Audio file

January 26, 2017: December 2016: Two Fundamental Principles Rang Through Loud And Clear | Audio file

January 24, 2017: Mandatory X Sentencing & Custodial Interrogations Of Inmates | Audio file

January 24, 2017: “Any Evidence” Justifies A Lesser Included Instruction (Not Any “Credible” Evidence) | Audio file

January 24, 2017: Insanity Defense Can’t Depend On The Outcome Of The Fitness Report | Audio file

January 23, 2017: 115-10 Statements Trump Rule 613(c) Statements | Audio file

January 18, 2017: Defendant Likely Tortured Into Confessing: Relief Not Warranted | Audio file

January 17, 2017: Insufficient Evidence Of Habitation In This Search Warrant Case | Audio file

January 16, 2017: Corrupt Officer Not A Good Enough Reason For Appellate Relief | Audio file

January 12, 2017: Two Youthful Offenders Two Different Sentences | Audio file

January 11, 2017: Paltry Crime For Paltry Sum Leads To Un-Paltry Sentence | Audio file

January 10, 2017: DUI Dismissal Does Not Implicate Double Jeopardy | Audio file

January 9, 2017: How To Win A Motion For Funds With Joshua Kutnick | Audio file

January 4, 2017: Difference Between Grooming And Solicitation Of A Child | Audio file

January 3, 2017: You Just Can’t Ignore The Stench Of Weed…And An Accident | Audio file

December 27, 2016: Multiple Officers In Your Bedroom…Part 2 | Audio file

December 27, 2016: Multiple Officers In Your Bedroom In The Dead of Night Leads To Custodial Interrogation | Audio file

December 21, 2016: What To Tell Your Clients About Immigration | Audio file

December 20, 2016: 19 Minute Observation Period-Is Rescission Warranted? | Audio file

December 19, 2016: 270.mp3 | Audio file

December 14, 2016: 269.mp3 | Audio file

December 13, 2016: The Perils of Accomplice Testimony | Audio file

December 12, 2016: Deal With The Devil Ends In Reversal | Audio file

December 7, 2016: November 2016 Illinois Criminal Case List Features The Craziest Case Ever | Audio file

December 5, 2016: Crazy Wife And Mother-In-Law Coerce A False Confession | Audio file

November 30, 2016: When Is “Overdose Immunity” Applicable? | Audio file

November 29, 2016: Don’t Beat-Up A Person With An Enlarged Heart | Audio file

November 28, 2016: Adjoining Municipality In the Same County Traffic Stop Rule | Audio file

November 23, 2016: October 2016 Illinois Criminal Case List - The Quick Rundown That Keeps You Updated | Audio file

November 21, 2016: Originally Charged With Second Degree Murder, Then Amended To First Degree Murder, Problem? | Audio file

November 21, 2016: Defendant Had A Right To Know The Surveillance Location | Audio file

November 16, 2016: Death, Tragedy & An Attorney Who Couldn't Stand It Anymore | Audio file

November 14, 2016: Prosecutor Made The Statements But Trial Judge Gets Slapped Around | Audio file

November 10, 2016: How Judge Steigmann Really Feels About Impeachment, Prior Inconsistent Statements, And 725 ILCS 5/115-10.1 | Audio file

November 7, 2016: Back To Batson Basics | Audio file

November 7, 2016: One Car Means One Vehicular Hijacking No Matter How Many Victims | Audio file

November 7, 2016: Unique Attempted Murder Mitigation | Audio file

November 4, 2016: Handcuffing During This Traffic Stop Justified (It Was Really A Drug Investigation) | Audio file

November 3, 2016: Jeffrey Hall On The Latest Developments And Problems With The Illinois Cannabis Decriminalization Law | Audio file

November 2, 2016: Police Tell A Little Lie To Encourage Signing The Consent To Search | Audio file

October 31, 2016: Illinois Case Law Updates for January 2015 | Top Criminal Law Cases | Audio file

October 31, 2016: Illinois Criminal Case List for February 2015 | Download Available | Audio file

October 31, 2016: Aggravated DUI Proximate Cause Cannabis Case Doesn’t Mention The New Law | Audio file

October 31, 2016: No Apprendi Problem When Prior Adjudication Used To Extend A Sentence | Audio file

October 26, 2016: Professor Karen Daniel Shares Her Insight And Experience On Eyewitness Identification Litigation | Audio file

October 19, 2016: Meet A Real Life Eyewitness Identification Expert: Professor Shari Berkowitz | Audio file

October 10, 2016: The Samuel Adam Father-Son Lawyer Duo Accused of Conflict of Interest | Audio file

October 10, 2016: Error To Deny This Substitution of Judge – Room Number Not Sufficient Notice | Audio file

October 9, 2016: Kentucky v Padilla Pared Back a Bit | Audio file

October 6, 2016: A Violation In The Constitutional Right To A Speedy Trial | Audio file

October 4, 2016: September 2016 Illinois Criminal Case List | Audio file

October 3, 2016: Felony Murder Cannot Eviscerate A Legitimate Case For Second Degree Murder | Audio file

September 29, 2016: 237.mp3 | Audio file

September 28, 2016: Paul Meyers On Why Experienced Attorneys Still Confuse Impeachment, Substantive Evidence, and Prior Inconsistent Statements | Audio file

September 27, 2016: 235.mp3 | Audio file

September 21, 2016: 234.mp3This Defendant Is Not Entitled To Credit Because He Never Revoked The Bond | Audio file

September 21, 2016: Coconspirator Statement Inapplicable Here | Audio file

September 21, 2016: Crossing The Line One Time Justifies A Traffic Stop | Audio file

September 17, 2016: How To Cure Our Criminal Justice System | Audio file

September 9, 2016: No Constructive Possession Proved In This Search Warrant Case | Audio file

September 9, 2016: Is It A Conflict of Interest When Codefendant Pays Attorney Fees For Another Defendant? | Audio file

September 9, 2016: This Felony Murder Indictment Was Fatally Flawed | Audio file

September 8, 2016: Episode 5: The Last Step & Some Examples | Audio file

September 8, 2016: Episode 4: Prior Sworn Or Not Sworn Statement | Audio file

September 7, 2016: Episode 3: Threshold Questions | Audio file

September 7, 2016: Episode 2: The Big Picture | Audio file

September 7, 2016: Episode 1: Prior Inconsistent Statement Mini-Course Introduction | Audio file

September 6, 2016: Can Jury Hear of the Civil Consequence for Refusing to Blow? | Audio file

September 6, 2016: Warrantless Search of Hotel Room Exceeds The Scope of Search Incident to Arrest | Audio file

September 2, 2016: August 2016 Criminal Case List | Audio file

August 23, 2016: 219.mp3 | Audio file

August 23, 2016: July 2016 Illinois Criminal Case List | Audio file

August 22, 2016: No Double Enhancement Problem When Injury Is Really Bad | Audio file

August 22, 2016: What The Hell Does “Nunc Pro Tunc” Mean? | Audio file

August 22, 2016: Defendant’s Character Is Proper Admissible Evidence | Audio file

August 22, 2016: Sympathetic Nervous System Reaction Wins The Day In This Gun Case | Audio file

August 10, 2016: Expert Witnesses Under Higher Scrutiny | Audio file

August 10, 2016: Dirty Rat Accomplice Trial Leads To Ineffective Assistance | Audio file

August 10, 2016: DUI Reversed After Nonconsensual PBT | Audio file

August 3, 2016: This Voluntary Confession is Suppressed, Minor With IQ 70 | Audio file

August 3, 2016: Warning: State Has Some Control Over Available Credit For Time Served | Audio file

August 3, 2016: Supreme Court Sides With Ignorant Police Over Smart Pro Se Guy | Audio file

August 2, 2016: New Illinois Marijuana Law : A Ken Wang Debriefing | Audio file

July 26, 2016: Sotomayor Told A Big Fat Lie | Audio file

July 17, 2016: DUICaseList.pdf (links coming shortly) | Audio file

July 15, 2016: Speedy Trial Violation Occurs Here Where Defendant Was “Held” For Multiple Offenses | Audio file

July 15, 2016: In A Compulsion Defense The Potential Harm Has To Be Imminent | Audio file

July 15, 2016: “Great Bodily Harm” is Different From “Severe Bodily Injury” | Audio file

July 15, 2016: Judge Denies Motion To Continue To Pursue Lynch Material (Case Study in Litigation Decisions) | Audio file

July 15, 2016: Another Single Blow Murder Reversed | Audio file

July 15, 2016: Bad Drug Stipulation Leads To Reversal | Audio file

July 15, 2016: Recorded Interrogation Justifies Holding Defendant More Than 98 Hours Before Seeing a Judge | Audio file

July 15, 2016: Judge Removed From Case To Prevent Palpable Injustice | Audio file

July 15, 2016: Judge Removed From Case To Prevent Palpable Injustice | Audio file

July 14, 2016: Illinois Stalking and Cyberstalking Declared Unconstitutional | Audio file

July 13, 2016: Fourth District Doing Something Different With Dog Sniff Cases | Audio file

July 13, 2016: Another Weird Little Extra-Territorial DUI Arrest Case | Audio file

July 12, 2016: Drugged Driving Arrest Made By Officer With No Special Training | Audio file

July 10, 2016: Can You Be To Emotionally Distraught To Enter a Plea? | Audio file

July 6, 2016: Can You Possess A Shank In Prison If You Can Prove Your in Danger? | Audio file

July 5, 2016: June 2016 Illinois Criminal Law Round Up | Audio file

July 1, 2016: If You Haven’t Dated For Over 15 Years Are You Still A “Household Member”? | Audio file

June 30, 2016: The Type of Batson Challenge You May Never See | Audio file

June 29, 2016: Can an Invalidated Aguilar Conviction be Used in Aggravation in a Sentencing? | Audio file

June 28, 2016: You Now Better Vacate Those Aguilar Gun Convictions Used as Predicates For More Serious Crimes | Audio file

June 25, 2016: Implied Consent Still Alive and Well, Forced Blood Draws Still Require a Warrant | Audio file

June 22, 2016: Thomas Guts the Exclusionary Rule | Audio file

June 21, 2016: Sami Azhari Answers Questions About Driving Under The Influence of Drugs (Drug DUI) | Audio file

June 20, 2016: It Is Constitutional To Not Allow Court Supervision For Speeding 40 MPH Over the Limit | Audio file

June 16, 2016: Prosecutors May Have To Rethink Gun Convictions After This Confrontation Clause Ruling | Audio file

June 15, 2016: Discovery of a Corrupt Trial Judge Doesn’t Mean Every Single Case Must Be Reversed | Audio file

June 14, 2016: 180.mp3 | Audio file

June 13, 2016: May 2016 Illinois Criminal Case List Now Available | Audio file

June 6, 2016: Shackling Defendant During a Bench Trial is Strongly Discouraged | Audio file

June 2, 2016: Thomas Glasgow Explains Why DUI Lawyers Are Saying, “Court Got This All WRONG" | Audio file

June 1, 2016: Prosecutor Probably Had a Conflict of Interest (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 31, 2016: Dangerous Weapons for Armed Violence Defeats Proportionate Penalties Challenge (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 25, 2016: Any Race Neutral Reason is Sufficient To Beat A Batson Challenge (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 24, 2016: Speedy Trial Clock Has A Big-Ol Pause Button (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 23, 2016: Prosecutor Probably Had a Conflict of Interest June 1, 2016 By Samuel Partida, Jr. (Edit) People v. Kibbons, 2016 IL App (3d) 150090 (April). Episode 176 (Duration 12:07) Prosecutor on this aggravated DUI represented defendant when he was charged with (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 20, 2016: Part III With Thomas Glasgow | Conceal And Carry May Come With Civil Law Consequences (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 19, 2016: Part II With Thomas Glasgow | How Conceal and Carry Can Go Wrong (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 18, 2016: Part I With Thomas Glasgow | How To Advise Clients, Friends, and Colleagues on Conceal and Carry (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 16, 2016: Persistent Aggressive Deputies Push Their Way Into A Home (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 10, 2016: 167 April 2016 Criminal Case List | The "Sex Case" Month (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 9, 2016: Continuing Charges Toll The Statute of Limitations (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 2, 2016: Prosecutors Take Some Moves Out of the “Saul Goodman” Playbook (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 29, 2016: DUICases.pdf (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 29, 2016: SearchSeizureCases.pdf (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 27, 2016: 164-auphonic.mp3 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 26, 2016: Lesser Included On A Gun Charge Is Kind Of Tricky (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 25, 2016: Category of Dangerous Weapons Is Narrow for Armed Violence (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 25, 2016: 144 A Little Example of Sloppy Grand Jury Work (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 19, 2016: Premature Arrest Leads To Suppression of Murder Confession (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 19, 2016: Little White Lie Big Problem For Reviewing Court (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 18, 2016: 160-auphonic.mp3 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 13, 2016: Questions About Cocaine Should Be Considered An Interrogation (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 12, 2016: Taint From A Bad Confession Still Stunk Up The Place (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 11, 2016: 152 Brady Break Down: Crooked Cops But No Duty To Disclose (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 11, 2016: It’s in the Couch! A Search & Seizure Case (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 6, 2016: 156 March 2016 Criminal Case List | The One That Got Away (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 31, 2016: 155.mp3 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 29, 2016: Affirmed: Can’t Bring A Drug Dog To Your Front Door For Some Sniffer Action (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 26, 2016: Avoiding A Traffic Roadblock May Create Reasonable Suspicion Justifying a Traffic Stop (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 22, 2016: Single Blow With The Hand Does Not Create Strong Probability of Death (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 21, 2016: 150 Top 10 Best And Worst Cases For February 2016 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 15, 2016: Discovery Sanction is No Sanction At All (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 15, 2016: 139 January 2016 Illinois Criminal Law Summary (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 8, 2016: 147 Why Didn't The Police Follow The Rules (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 7, 2016: General Search Warrant For One’s Person Equals a Strip Search (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 2, 2016: Strip Search Crosses The Line (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 29, 2016: Appellate Courts Finds A Reasonable Person Would Have Felt Free To Leave This Interrogation (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 23, 2016: Reasonable Suspicion Does Not Require Ruling Out All Innocent Behavior (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 22, 2016: 141.mp3 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 17, 2016: 140 A Quick Way To Spot A False DUI Arrest (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 9, 2016: 138 Four DUI Suspensions You Can Beat (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 8, 2016: AUUW Invitee Provision is an Affirmative Defense (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 2, 2016: 136 Why Are Illinois DUI Arrests Dropping? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 1, 2016: “John Doe” Warrants Do Not Preclude a Franks Hearing (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 27, 2016: AUUW Invitee Provision is an Affirmative Defense February 8, 2016 By Samuel Partida, Jr. (Edit) People v. Tolbert, 2016 IL 117846 (January 2016). Episode 137 (Duration 3:45) AUUW liability by a person under 21 can be avoided if the minor is “on the (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 26, 2016: Eyewitness Expert Testimony Validated by Illinois Supreme Court (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 25, 2016: 127 Prosecutorial Misconduct Leads To Rape Conviction (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 25, 2016: What is the Ordinary Scope of a Traffic Stop? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 20, 2016: Pattern Jury Instructions For Aggravated Battery To A Senior Are Wrong (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 19, 2016: Can Defendant’s Refusal To Provide a DNA Sample Be Argued As Consciousness of Guilt? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 18, 2016: Confession is Suppressed After Functional Equivalent of an Interrogation (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 10, 2016: 125 December 2015 Illinois Criminal Case Summary (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 6, 2016: DUI Statute Trumps Hospital Policy (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 5, 2016: Witness Can Be Available Under Crawford But Unavailable Under State Statute (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 4, 2016: DUI Discovery Violation | You Can’t Ignore the Notice (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 26, 2015: Full Name of Victim Required In Charging Instrument In All Non-Sex Cases (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 22, 2015: Aguilar Did Facially Strike Down Specific Sections of AUUW – No Person (Not Even Felons) Can Be Convicted (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 14, 2015: 118 November 2015 Illinois Criminal Case List (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 9, 2015: 117 Kilo Suppressed: Investigative Hold is Not Probable Cause (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 4, 2015: Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission Report Advance Another Case To a Full Hearing on a Postconviction Petition (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 4, 2015: Consecutive Sentence Mandatory If On Felony Bond (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 3, 2015: Defense Counsel Needs to Do More Than Just Say "Batson" To Raise a Proper Batson Challenge (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 2, 2015: 110 Court's Requirement to Admonish on Immigration Consequences is Directory (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 30, 2015: 108 Unconstitutional Gun Law Leads to Illegal Search and Seizure (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 30, 2015: The Illinois Void Sentence Rule is Abolished (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 30, 2015: Proportionate Penalties Challenge To AUUW No FOID Section Fails (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 24, 2015: Illinois Clergy Privilege Appears in Drew Peterson Case (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 17, 2015: 106 Attorney Conflict of Interest: Did Drew Peterson’s Attorney Have One When He Signed a Publicity Contract? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 12, 2015: 105 DUI Discovery Sanctions UPHELD (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 9, 2015: 104 The Law Is Like The Sea | Behind The Scenes at "Hot Topics" ISBA Criminal Law Seminar (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 2, 2015: 103 October 2015 Illinois Criminal Case List (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 26, 2015: 102 Revealed: ISBA DUI & Traffic Fall Seminar 2015 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 19, 2015: 101 Anonymous Tip | SCOTUS Murks It All UP (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 12, 2015: 100 A Peek Into the Secret World of Informant Contracts (Snitch Contracts) (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 5, 2015: 099 DUI Errors And Omissions | Fight Back (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 1, 2015: 098 September 15' Illinois Criminal Case List (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 29, 2015: 097 Have We All Been Missing This Cannabis DUI Defense? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 24, 2015: 096 Deal With The Devil Ends in Reversal (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 22, 2015: 095 Illinois DUI Law Reform | The Biggest in 10 Years With Larry Davis (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 21, 2015: 094 Reasonable Doubt | "All juries apply the same standard." (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 15, 2015: 093 "Blackout" Evidence Insufficient To Prove Sexual Assault (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 14, 2015: 092 Judicial Bias | Judge Speaks From The Heart 100 Year Sentence Quickly Reversed (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 10, 2015: 091 Criminal Trespass to Government Property (Hint: Don't Lose Your Cool at a PTA Meeting) (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 9, 2015: 090 Meet A Tough PD (And Learn Something About Threatening a Public Official) (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 7, 2015: 089 Judge's Questions Can Tank Your Case (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 7, 2015: Administrative Stuff (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 1, 2015: 088 August Illinois Criminal Case List | Case Summaries for 2015 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

August 29, 2015: 087 Drug Dog There In A Flash ... (links coming shortly) | Audio file

August 25, 2015: 086 Bench Kudos To Attorney Who Knows What "Knowingly" Means (links coming shortly) | Audio file

August 18, 2015: 085 Two Step Formula To Avoid Prior Inconsistent Statement Error (links coming shortly) | Audio file

August 18, 2015: Prior Inconsistent Statement Diagram (links coming shortly) | Audio file

August 10, 2015: 084 Challenging Drug Dog Reliability (links coming shortly) | Audio file

August 3, 2015: 083 July Speed Round! | Illinois Criminal Case Summaries for 2015 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

July 29, 2015: Be on The Podcast! (links coming shortly) | Audio file

July 12, 2015: 081 Prosecutor Misuses Investigator Drug Evidence Suppressed (links coming shortly) | Audio file

July 8, 2015: 080 Reasonable Doubt Question Answered By Illinois Supreme Court (links coming shortly) | Audio file

July 2, 2015: 079 June Illinois Criminal Case List Update 2015 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

June 23, 2015: 078 Anticipatory Search Warrant Premature Execution (links coming shortly) | Audio file

June 18, 2015: 077 DUI Discovery Violation Suppression of Evidence (links coming shortly) | Audio file

June 11, 2015: 076 Courages Judges or Judicial Activists (links coming shortly) | Audio file

June 8, 2015: 075 Exclusionary Rule and the Good Faith Exception (links coming shortly) | Audio file

June 3, 2015: 074 May Illinois Criminal Law Update 2015 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 26, 2015: 073 Traffic Stop Based on Reasonable Mistake of Law is Not Illegal (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 19, 2015: 072 15 Year Gun Add-On | Did Judge Have the Right? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 12, 2015: 071 Contempt of Court Maximum Penalty (links coming shortly) | Audio file

May 4, 2015: 070 April Illinois Criminal Law Update 2015 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 28, 2015: 069 Is a Police Dog Sniff During Traffic Stop Legal? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 22, 2015: 068 Are DNA Analysis Reports Testimonial Statements Under Crawford? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 16, 2015: 067 Improper Witness Vouching | Was This Prosecutor Vouching For His Witness? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

April 4, 2015: 065 March Illinois Criminal Law Update for 2015 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 29, 2015: 064 Burglary Definition Means Entering To SELL Something? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 23, 2015: 063 An Unlawful Arrest by Police and the Use of Force Against It (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 17, 2015: 062 Reporter's Privilege v. Defendant's Due Process (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 13, 2015: 061 Aggravated DUI Probation in Death Cases With Anthony Vaupel (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 9, 2015: 060 Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Revisited by IL Sup Ct (links coming shortly) | Audio file

March 7, 2015: 059 725 ILCS 5/111-3(c) Notice Requirement Lets Keep It Simple (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 27, 2015: 057 Prosecutorial Misconduct Example | They All Do This (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 24, 2015: 056 Ethical Violation After a Meeting With Prosecutor (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 19, 2015: 055 Speeding Ticket Dismissal | Rule 552 Violation (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 17, 2015: 054 What is Criminal Accountability? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 13, 2015: 053 Accountability Murder Does Not Stick | Court Said They Overcharged (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 10, 2015: 052 You Know How to Impeach But Do You Know WHEN to Impeach? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 3, 2015: 050 Police Dog Sniff of Apartment Door Is a No-No (links coming shortly) | Audio file

February 3, 2015: 049 Police Dog Case Law Summary (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 30, 2015: 048 Illegal Search & Seizure | Cop Pulls A Gun On This Lady (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 27, 2015: 047 Possible Prosecutorial Misconduct But a Definite Discovery Violation (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 22, 2015: 046 Illinois Controlled Substance Act Stipulation Goes Wrong: See The Mad Scramble to Fix It (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 20, 2015: 045 Top 10 Lawyer Mistakes of 2014 (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 16, 2015: 044 Impossibility Defense Is An Affirmative Defense (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 12, 2015: 043 Police Dog Sniff Set-Up Procedure (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 9, 2015: 042 DUI Sentencing | No Such Thing as Winning on a Technicality (links coming shortly) | Audio file

January 6, 2015: 041 More on Double Jeopardy Definition (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 26, 2014: 040 When Does Double Jeopardy Attach During a Sentencing Hearing? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 22, 2014: 039 Is It A Per Se Conflict of Interest When Trial Attorney Raises Ineffective Assistance on Himself? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 19, 2014: 038 DUI Sentencing Laws | Rational or a Frenzy? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 16, 2014: 037 How To Properly Preserve an Issue for Criminal Appeal (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 11, 2014: 036 DUI Checkpoints, All Your Questions Answered and More! (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 8, 2014: 035 DUI Breathalyzer Machine and Procedure, DUI Expert Witness William Pelarenos Breaks it All Down (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 5, 2014: 034 Talking About DUIs With The DUI Expert Witness William Pelarenos (links coming shortly) | Audio file

December 2, 2014: 033 Fitness Hearing Fiasco, Public Defender Risks Ineffectiveness by Ignoring Client’s Demands (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 28, 2014: 032 Search Incident to Arrest After Gant Luggage is Fair Game (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 25, 2014: 031 Drug Trafficking Evidence Proving Knowledge of Contents of the Package (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 21, 2014: 030 Right To Remain Silent | No Means No But This is Not a Rape Case (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 18, 2014: 029 Conditions of Probation Challenged By This Convicted Police Officer (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 14, 2014: 028 Example of Second Degree Murder: Discovery of Adultery (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 11, 2014: 027 Eyewitness Identification Expert Witness Admissibility, Do What This Guy Did (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 7, 2014: 026 No Right to Expungement in Illinois After a Pardon (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 4, 2014: 025 Search and Seizure Law Makes it Easy for Police to Withhold Information (links coming shortly) | Audio file

November 1, 2014: 024 Avoid Ineffective Assistance of Counsel With Free Criminal Law Motion (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 27, 2014: 023 Prior Bad Acts Evidence Admissible Even If Acquitted of Them (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 23, 2014: 022 Juvenile Court Now Allows Court Supervision Over State’s Objection (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 20, 2014: 021 Police Interrogation in Murder Case Was Not Recorded, Now What? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 16, 2014: 020 Reasonable Doubt Demystified With Evan Bruno (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 13, 2014: 019 Meritless Claim of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Proceeds (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 9, 2014: 018 Defeat Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claim From the Get-Go (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 6, 2014: 017 Contempt of Court Tattle Tale Leads to 8 Day Sentence in Traffic Court (links coming shortly) | Audio file

October 2, 2014: 016 Criminal Trespass Illinois, Lessons From Guy Who Gets Kicked Out of the DMV Twice (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 29, 2014: 015 Police Car Search Legal in Illinois if They Smell Marijuana (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 25, 2014: 014 What is a Knock and Talk? Are They a Good Idea? (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 22, 2014: 013 Change of Venue Due to Pretrial Publicity Hard to Win (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 18, 2014: 012 Plea Bargaining a Drug Case in Illinois Shouldn’t Be A Pain in the Neck Anymore (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 15, 2014: 011 Involuntary Manslaughter As A Lesser Included Offense Like Walking a Tightrope (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 10, 2014: 010 Reasonable Doubt Definition, Just Tell Me What Is It (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 8, 2014: 009 Ineffective Assistance of Counsel for Following the Code (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 4, 2014: 008 Illinois Gun Laws Are a Big Mess (links coming shortly) | Audio file

September 1, 2014: 007 Insanity Defense and GBMI Finding | The Difference Between (links coming shortly) | Audio file

August 28, 2014: 006 Life Sentence For Nonviolent Drug Offender (links coming shortly) | Audio file

August 24, 2014: 005 Ineffective Assistance of Counsel From Cross Examination, Big Problem From Little Question (links coming shortly) | Audio file

July 31, 2014: 004 Obstructing Identification by Lying About Your Name Won’t Always Be a Crime (links coming shortly) | Audio file

July 31, 2014: 003 U-Turn To Avoid DUI Checkpoint May Create a Reasonable Suspicion for Traffic Stop (links coming shortly) | Audio file

July 31, 2014: 002 Four Factors May Determine if Sleeping Behind the Wheel is a DUI (links coming shortly) | Audio file

July 31, 2014: 001 The Law Allows a Lesser Sentence for an Actual Killing and a Harsher Sentence if Victim Lives (links coming shortly) | Audio file

July 31, 2014: 000 Introduction to Criminal Nuggets Podcast (links coming shortly) | Audio file

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