Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Randolph N. Stone, Public Defender of Cook County (Tina Liebling, Asst. Public Defender, of counsel), Chicago, for defendant-appellant.
Jack O'Malley, State's Atty. of Cook County (Renee Goldfarb, Randall E. Roberts, Gigi Gilbert, Asst. State's Attys., of counsel), Chicago, for plaintiff-appellee.
Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Second Division.
Justice SCARIANO delivered the opinion of the court:
Defendant Freddie Jefferson appeals from his conviction by a jury of the murder of Tammy Washington on the grounds that (1) the trial judge gave improper instructions on accomplice liability; (2) the prosecutor made inappropriate remarks during his closing argument; and (3) the trial judge improperly questioned the defendant and impermissibly commented on the evidence. Defendant seeks a reversal of his conviction...
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