Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Linda West Conley, of Defender Project, of Chicago, for appellant.
Philip G. Reinhard, State's Attorney, of Rockford, for the People.
Appellate Court of Illinois — Second District.
Reversed and remanded.
Mr. PRESIDING JUSTICE SEIDENFELD delivered the opinion of the court:
Defendant appeals from a conviction of murder and a sentence of 20-30 years in prison, following a jury trial. He complains of the admission of a confession, the giving of instructions elaborating on the meaning of "reasonable doubt", and the failure to give his tendered instruction as to the lesser included offense of manslaughter.
A preliminary issue is raised...
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