Docket No. 107701.
THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, Appellee, v.
LEVELL TAYLOR, Appellant.
Opinion filed March 18, 2010.
JUSTICE FREEMAN delivered the judgment of the court, with
Justices Thomas, Kilbride, Garman, Karmeier, and Burke
concurred in the judgment and opinion.
Chief Justice Fitzgerald took no part in the decision.
Defendant, Levell Taylor, petitioned the circuit court of Cook
County for postconviction relief pursuant to the Post-Conviction
Hearing Act (725 ILCS 5/122–1 et seq. (West 2000)). Following an
evidentiary hearing, the circuit court denied defendant’s petition. The
appellate court affirmed. No. 1–06–0938 (unpublished order under
Supreme Court Rule 23). We allowed defendant’s petition for leave
to appeal (210 Ill. 2d R. 315), and now affirm the judgment of the