Monthly Archives: May 2010

IMPROPER BURDEN SHIFTING REQUIRES REVERSAL & NOTICE OF APPEAL PRACTICE POINT

Roderick Smith’s conviction for attempt murder of a Chicago Police Officer is reversed and remanded for a new trial in this opinion by JUSTICE NEVILLE  because of three comments in the State’s rebuttal argument in a trial before the Hon. Judge Lacy. These comments all questioned the lack of evidence that one would have “expected” to come from […]

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1st Annual PD Softball Challenge

Get ready for the 1st Annual PD Softball Challenge.  Bragging rights are on the line.  Two teams of PDs will play each other in a winner-takes-all 16 inch co-ed game.  The catch: teams will be divided along maturity lines.  One team will consist of 40+ aged PDs, while the other team will be young guns […]

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