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Judge sleeps during a murder trial and Illinois Appellate Court is fine with it.

Imagine a criminal trial where the defendant is charged with four separate counts of first degree murder. Then imagine that while a detective is testifying regarding some videotape evidence, defense counsel notices that the judge is ….. asleep. Sounds like the opening scenes from Law and Order. But that exact scenario played out in a Whiteside County, Il… Read More
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