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Ending the One-Man Show-Up

By Brendan Max
December
2015
Article
, Page 36
In a show-up, police bring a suspect back to the scene for a witnesses i.d. This article discusses its inherent risks and suggests that face-recognition technology may offer an alternative.

The Duty to Disclose Exculpatory Evidence Discovered After Trial

By Brendan Max
March
2006
Article
, Page 138
The author argues that such a duty exists based on the U.S. Supreme Court's Brady case and Illinois discovery and ethics rules

Admitting Other-Crimes Evidence: A Call for Change

By Brendan Max
March
2003
Article
, Page 132
When can; and should; evidence that the defendant committed other crimes be admitted to help establish guilt of the crime charged?

Criminal Accountability and “Mere Presence” in Illinois

By Brendan Max
May
2001
Article
, Page 248
A look at the many recent cases where convictions based on accountability were reversed by a reviewing court.

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