West Headnote of the Day – March 9, 2010

March 9, 2010

West's Key 110 Criminal Law
West's Key 110XX Trial
West's Key 110XX(A) Preliminary Proceedings
West's Key 110k627.5 Discovery Prior to and Incident to Trial
West's Key 110k627.5(1) k. In General; Examination of Victim or Witness.

Discovery is not a game of hide-and-seek; discovery requirements are mandatory, and the State is not free to disregard them.
People v. Collins, 775 N.E.2d 268 (Ill. App. Ct. 2002)

110 Criminal Law