Browsing The Northern Illinois University Law Review (print version) by Subject "abuse of discretion review"
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Division in the Illinois Appellate Court: What is the Appropriate Standard of Review for Alleged Prosecutorial Misconduct During Closing Argument? (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2018-06)The Illinois Appellate Court is divided on whether to apply de novo review or an abuse of discretion standard when evaluating alleged prosecutorial misconduct during closing argument. This article concludes that de novo ...