725 ILCS 5/115-21 new
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that the
court may declare a mistrial in a capital case on the grounds of a
prosecutor's misconduct during trial that the court determines is
sufficiently material to affect the reliability of the verdict.
Allows a motion to declare a mistrial during the course of the trial.
Provides for sanctions against a defendant's counsel who makes such a
motion other than in good faith. Effective immediately.
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