Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Sixth Amendment: Right to Counsel

Defendant’s statements barred at trial but admissible for sentencing hearing

March
2020
Illinois Law Update
Page 20
On Dec. 31, 2019, the Second District Appellate Court found that the trial court had not erred in admitting during sentencing a videotaped statement made to police that was taken in violation of the defendant’s Sixth Amendment right to counsel.

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