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Our panel of leading appellate attorneys reviews the five Illinois Supreme Court opinions handed down Thursday, April 15. In People v. Wise, the court held that the state failed to prove that the defendant possessed a gun “on or about his person.” In People v. Johnson, the court resolved the question of whether an individual’s standing to file a post-conviction petition under the Post-Conviction Hearing Act is a proper consideration at the first stage of proceedings under the Act or whether a determination of standing is more appropriately made at the second stage of proceedings. In People v. Bass, the… Continue Reading Quick Takes on Illinois Supreme Court Opinions Issued Thursday, April 15, 2021