t 26th & California after a bench trial. Erickson & Oppenheimer were successful is convincing the judge to toss out Mr. Ball’s admission to possession, successfully arguing that Chicago Police violated Mr. Ball’s constitutional rights when they took his statement. Prosecutors wanted Mr. Ball, who is on parole for gun possession, to serve 12 years. Mr. Ball was charged with possession of marijuana, UUW x Felon and possession of ammunition.
OCTOBER 30, 2013- CHICAGO: A COOK COUNTY JUDGE FOUND JONATHON BALL NOT GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL USE OF A WEAPON BY A FELON