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Lawyer breaks rules by posting prosecutor’s video on YouTube

An Illinois criminal defense lawyer thought he would expose shady police tactics by posting a video of an undercover drug buy on YouTube.

Unfortunately, the only thing the lawyer managed to do was incur the wrath of Illinois courts for misusing prosecution evidence disclosed during discovery in his client’s case.

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Driver in fatal accident must relive his nightmare

Attorneys want to cross-examine a Chicago Transit Authority driver using videos that captured a pedestrian being crushed underneath the wheels of his bus back in 2009.

Last week, an Illinois court ruled that the driver must relive his nightmare, even if viewing the accident videos for the first time will aggravate his post-traumatic stress disorder.

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