People v M.N
Charges: Armed Robbery (720 ILCS 5/18-2)
Outcome: CASE REDUCED FROM 21 YEAR MINIMUM TO 3 YEARS IDOC
Description: M.N. was a client who was charged with armed robbery.Video footage shows M.N. committed the robbery. M.N. was facing a Class X felony, a 6-30 year sentence. Additionally, M.N.’s charge of armed robbery carried an enhancement because a firearm was involved. Armed robberygets a 15 year sentencing enhancement so the minimum is 21 years. Based on a legal challengeto whether the weapon worked or not, the court ruled the firearm enhancement would not apply. M.N. accepted a 6 year sentence at 50% (3 years).