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People v. Lucas

Illinois Appellate Court
Criminal Court
Due Process
Citation
Case Number: 
2018 IL App (1st) 160501
Decision Date: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
District: 
1st Dist.
Division/County: 
Cook Co., 2d Div,
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Justice: 
HYMAN

Defendant was convicted, after bench trial, of misdemeanor battery, DUI, and other related offenses. Judge, in chambers and outside the presence of Defendant, viewed a video of Defendant's traffic stop.Defendant affirmatively waived her claim that her due process rights were violated by having acquiesced to the court viewing the video in chambers, after court explained to her the parties' stipulation and the courtroom procedure, including that there was no video equipment in courtroom. (LAVIN and PUCINSKI, concurring.)