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This is what truly efficient legal learning looks like. Samuel Partida, Jr. has a way of turning dry, criminal court decisions into understandable bits of valuable knowledge. The nuggets of information just plop out of the cases. Sam has a knack of focusing on the choices made by the people, the lawyers and the judges in the cases. Under this kind of learning regime, the lessons just naturally fall out of the discussion. Anyone with a desire to learn the criminal law in a fundamental way will find a home here. Staying current with the case law has never been this easy, nor this fun.

This is what truly efficient legal learning looks like. Samuel Partida, Jr. has a way of turning dry, criminal court decisions into understandable bits of valuable knowledge. The nuggets of information just plop out of the cases. Sam has a knack of focusing on the choices made by the people, the lawyers and the judges in the cases. Under this kind of learning regime, the lessons just naturally fall out of the discussion. Anyone with a desire to learn the criminal law in a fundamental way will find a home here. Staying current with the case law has never been this easy, nor this fun.
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This is what truly efficient legal learning looks like. Samuel Partida, Jr. has a way of turning dry, criminal court decisions into understandable bits of valuable knowledge. The nuggets of information just plop out of the cases. Sam has a knack of focusing on the choices made by the people, the lawyers and the judges in the cases. Under this kind of learning regime, the lessons just naturally fall out of the discussion. Anyone with a desire to learn the criminal law in a fundamental way will find a home here. Staying current with the case law has never been this easy, nor this fun.

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Top 10 Most Recent Illinois Confession Cases (September 2018)

9/11/2018
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Here are the top 10 most recent Illinois criminal law confession cases in September of 2018. Episode 534 (Duration 31:11). Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Android | RSS | Direct Download APPLE PODCASTS GOOGLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD While Supplies Last Get A FREE Copy Of The Book... Not your typical legal book. Easily identify winning scenarios. Busy lawyer's guide to explosive litigation growth. Get Free Book Now! Click Here For...

Duration:00:31:10

What is a Reckless Discharge of a Firearm?

9/4/2018
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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). Facts It is News Year’s Eve! Defendant is at home doing a little celebrating with family and friends. Defendant owns a gun. However, he is a responsible gun owner. He keeps his gun locked up in a box and only takes it out when it is appropriate...

Duration:00:10:57

How To Admit An Expert Witness And Exclude An Unreliable One

9/2/2018
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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 witness testimony by creating a new foundational element. See People v. Jones, 2015 IL App (1st) 121016 (04/22/2015). Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS What is This Case...

Duration:00:20:55

Attacking Expert Witness "Foundation" Not The Way To Exclude Unreliable Opinion Testimony

9/2/2018
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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. See Also... How to Admit An Expert Witness And Exclude An Unreliable One Expert Witnesses Under Higher Scrutiny Expert Witness Defined by Marisa Tomei from My Cousin Vinny is Credible Background Defendant was proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, where the three eyewitnesses identifications...

Duration:00:09:09

Top 13 Illinois Supreme Court Criminal Law Cases In 2017

8/14/2018
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These are the top 13 most important criminal law cases released by Illinois Supreme Court in 2017. Episode 522 (Duration 37:42) 2017 Top 13 Illinois Criminal Law Cases Released By The Illinois Supreme Court Here's a quick snapshot of the top cases: 1. People v. Holmes Illinois Supreme Court adopts the federal rule in holding that gun arrests before Aguilar are supported by probable cause. 2. People v. Brooks Defendant is taken to the hospital kicking and screaming literally against...

Duration:00:37:41

You Have An Expectation Of Privacy In Your Cell Site Location Information

7/4/2018
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Carpenter v. United States, SCOTUS June 2018. Episode 508 (Duration 17:52) Police need a warrant to capture your CSLI. The Charges Defendant was charged with six counts of robbery and an additional six counts of carrying a firearm during a federal crime of violence. He was convicted and sentenced to more than 100 years in prison. Issue This case presents the question whether the Government conducts a search under the Fourth Amendment when it accesses historical cell phone records...

Duration:00:17:51

114 Failure To Register As A Sex Offender Reporting is Different Than Registering

7/1/2018
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People v. Brock, 2015 IL App (1st) 133404 (November 2015). Episode 114 (Duration: 4:24) Reporting is different than registering, and Defendant is required to have documentation with his new address in order to register that address. The sex offender registration act (730 ILCS 150/1 et seq.) imposes two separate requirements. The first imposes a general duty to register on all sex offenders. 730 ILCS 150/3. The second, is the duty to report. 730 ILCS 150/6. The statute also imposes a...

Duration:00:04:24

A Racist, A Black Guy, And A Hammer...And A Test For Criminal Justice

6/26/2018
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People v. Wilkinson, 2018 IL App (3d) 160173 (June). Episode 504 (Duration 15:06) Defendant beats back a racist aggressor; now he's doing 3 years. Gist A big white dude walks up to defendant’s front door with another guy. When Defendant gets to the door the white dude punches defendant who is African American. A struggle ensues. Defendant grabs a hammer and hits defendant in the head. Either he doesn’t stop and repeatedly hits him or the struggle ensues. Issue On appeal, defendant...

Duration:00:15:05

3 SCOTUS Criminal Law Cases (Q2 2018)

6/19/2018
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Episode 501 (Duration 40:36) 3 criminal law cases from the Supreme Court of the United States were released in the second quarter of 2018. Here they are... Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD Download The Most Recent Search & Seizure Case List (Add To Your Library For Free) Clickable 1-Line Summaries. Everything on Search & Seizure. Click Below To Download...

Duration:00:40:36

5 Illinois Search & Seizure "Pat Down" Cases | How Not To Act In Front Of The Police

6/6/2018
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Episode 496 (Duration 13:26) Here's a quick summary of 5 recent "pat down" cases. 3 Go for the State, and 2 come out in favor of the defense. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD Download The Most Recent Search & Seizure Case List (Add To Your Library For Free) Clickable 1-Line Summaries. Everything on Search & Seizure. Click Below To Download Now. Download...

Duration:00:13:26

An Illinois Wrongful Conviction Reviewing Court Says This Guy Didn't Do It

5/23/2018
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People v. Sanchez, 2018 IL App (1st) 143899 (April). Episode 488 (Duration 18:22) Involuntary confession and improper closing arguments lead to this Illinois wrongful murder conviction. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD While Supplies Last Get A FREE Copy Of The Book... Not your typical legal book. Easily identify winning scenarios. Busy lawyer's guide to explosive...

Duration:00:19:39

Expungement And Sealing In Illinois With Paul Meyers

5/16/2018
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Episode 487 (Duration 32:12) Illinois has one of the broadest expungement and sealing laws in the country. Listen in to this 30 minute interview with an Illinois attorney who explains the issues in terms easy to understand and follow. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD I'm Ready To Start Making Better Use Of My Drive Time And Ready To... Increase my litigation...

Duration:00:32:12

When Police Investigate The Police

4/25/2018
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Episode 481 (Duration 11:39) Police investigations and follow up prosecutions of other police officers involve slightly different constitutional concerns. What are they? Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD Do You Need To Know What The Illinois Court System Is Doing With Search & Seizure? (Download The Most Recent Case List) Clickable 1-Line Summaries. Everything on...

Duration:00:11:38

4 SORA (Sex Offender Registration Act) Cases To Know About

4/11/2018
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Episode 475 (Duration 26:13) Here are 4 cases on the Illinois Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA) You should know something about. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD I'm Ready To Start Making Better Use Of My Drive Time And Ready To... Increase my litigation skills. Easily identify winning scenarios. Get fast and efficient case law updates. Join The Waiting List...

Duration:00:26:13

Warrantless Blood Draws Coming To A Hospital Near You

3/28/2018
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Episode 469 (Duration 26:45) Here's a quick summary of Illinois cases that deal with non consensual, forceable, warrantless blood draws. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD I'm Ready To Start Making Better Use Of My Drive Time And Ready To... Increase my litigation skills. Easily identify winning scenarios. Get fast and efficient case law updates. Join The Waiting List...

Duration:00:26:44

Constitutionality Based On Structure: Do Houses Have More Protection Than Apartments?

3/15/2018
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Episode 464 (Duration 19:10) Here's a quick summary of the cases that suggest, that maybe, houses have more constitutional protection than apartments. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD I'm Ready To Start Making Better Use Of My Drive Time And Ready To... Increase my litigation skills. Easily identify winning scenarios. Get fast and efficient case law updates. Join The...

Duration:00:19:09

Former Police Officer With A Law Degree Matthew Taylor Provides Insight And Perspective On The Criminal Law

3/2/2018
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Episode 459 (Duration 54:23) What do police think about the case law? Do they think about the case law? Matthew Taylor provides some insight. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD I'm Ready To Start Making Better Use Of My Drive Time And Ready To... Increase my litigation skills. Easily identify winning scenarios. Get fast and efficient case law updates. Join The...

Duration:00:54:22

Advice From A Full Circuit Judge: The Honorable Rene Cruz

1/17/2018
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Episode 442 (Duration 31:15). Judge Rene Cruz of the 16th Judicial Circuit provides practical advice for attorneys. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download ITUNES GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD In This Episode "...So I'm an army brat. My father was in the military. So we traveled. I happen to have been born in the country of Panama while my father was serving his second tour in Vietnam." -- Judge Rene Cruz. Judge Rene Cruz Before taking the...

Duration:00:31:14

Unreasonably Prolonged Traffic Stop Masks Other Problems With The Dog

12/7/2017
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People v. Paddy, 20172017 IL App (2d) 160395 (October). Episode 417 (Duration 14:30) Drug interdiction patrol officer unreasonably prolonged this traffic stop for a drug dog sniff. This episode was originally released on the Premium Nuggets Podcast. Click here to go to full show notes.

Duration:00:14:30

Everything You Wanted To Know About The NIU College of Law Criminal Defense Clinic With Professor Cain

11/22/2017
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Episode 418 (Duration 33:13) The NIU College of Law Criminal Defense Clinic is essentially a law firm staffed by law students - Professor Paul J. Cain reveals how it works on the inside. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Android | RSS | Direct Download ITUNES GOOGLE PLAY ANDROID RSS DIRECT DOWNLOAD I'm Ready To Start Making Better Use Of My Drive Time And Ready To... Increase my litigation skills. Easily identify winning scenarios. Get fast and efficient case law updates. Join...

Duration:00:33:13