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Articles From Brendan Max

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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