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A police officer saw the defendant in his car, illegally parked. People v. Luedemann, 2006 WL 2828583 (Ill. 2006).
In People v. Driggers, 2006 Ill.Lexis 1103, the Illinois Supreme Court was presented with the constitutionality of a canine sniff during a lawful traffic stop.
In People v. Wooddell, 2006 Ill.Lexix 326, the Illinois Supreme Court was called upon to review the effect of a release of a defendant from the Department of Corrections upon a speedy trial demand made pursuant to the intrastate detainers statute.
Joanne Phillips was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance with the Intent to deliver, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, and Unlawful Possession of Cannabis.
In this case, the Illinois Supreme Court cleared up the meaning of involuntary intoxication as an affirmative defense, and the proof necessary to obtain an involuntary intoxication instruction.
In addition to our usual summaries or recent criminal opinions of interest, this edition of the ISBA Criminal Justice Section Newsletter includes the second half of a Summary of Traffic-Related Decisions by the Honorable Daniel Locallo.
In this edition of the ISBA Criminal Justice Section Newsletter, we are pleased to be able to provide a special article by the Honorable Daniel N. Locallo.