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Timothy Witczak

Timothy Witczak’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • U.S. v. J.G.

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Aug 10, 2010
    Outcome:
    Conviction affirmed
    Description:
    Defendant appealed federal criminal conviction. Court of appeals overturned evidentiary doctrine of "inextricable intertwinement." Defendant's conviction was affirmed.
  • U.S. v. M.L.

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Feb 25, 2013
    Outcome:
    Case remanded to district court for resentencing
    Description:
    Defendant was sentenced under old version of federal crack law. Court of appeals vacated his sentence and remanded his case for resentencing in light of amended federal law.
  • People v. Y.G.

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Outcome:
    Forfeiture order vacated
    Description:
    State forfeited client's home as part of criminal proceeding. On appeal the Court of appeals vacated forfeiture order due to due process violations.
  • People v. F.L.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Conviction vacated
    Description:
    Defendant pleaded guilty to state court crime. After completing sentence, federal government initiated removal proceedings. In post-conviction petition, defendant alleged he received ineffective assistance of counsel. Circuit Court vacated defendant's criminal conviction and immigration proceedings were dismissed.
  • People v. J.C.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Conviction vacated
    Description:
    Defendant pleaded guilty to drug crime in 1990s. Federal government initiated removal proceedings. Defendant filed post-conviction petition alleging ineffective assistance of counsel. After evidentiary hearing Circuit Court vacated defendant's criminal conviction.
  • People v. M.P.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Conviction vacated, charges dismissed
    Description:
    Defendant was convicted of first degree murder in Cook County Circuit Court. I assisted defendant as part of a team from a legal clinic in Chicago. Withheld evidence was uncovered years after defendant was convicted, allowing him to get a new trial. Further evidentiary problems led to prosecutors dropping the case.