Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Frank Ralph, Assistant Defender, and Kenneth N. Flaxman, of the Office of the State Appellate Defender, Chicago, for appellant.
James E. Ryan, Attorney General, Springfield, and Richard A. Devine, State's Attorney, Chicago (William L. Browers, Assistant Attorney General, Chicago, and Renee Goldfarb and Celeste Stewart Stack, Assistant State's Attorneys, of counsel), for the People.
Supreme Court of Illinois.
Justice FREEMAN delivered the opinion of the court:
In the circuit court of Cook County a jury convicted defendant, Dorothy Williams, of the robbery and murder of Mary Harris. Defendant waived a jury for sentencing. The court found defendant eligible for the death penalty, concluded that there were no mitigating factors sufficient to preclude imposition of the death penalty, and sentenced defendant to death. This court affirmed defendant's convictions and sentence...
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