Where a defendant submits a post-conviction petition for relief, in the first stage he is only required to make an arguable claim and all allegations are to be taken as true and construed liberally in favor of the defendant.The 1st District Appellate Court reversed and remanded a decision from Cook County Associate Judge James B. Linn.On Dec. 23, 2007, Ismael Morales and four other young men gathered in the parking lot of a …