Month: February 2017

Feb. 22 2017

You Can’t Sober Up While You Drive – Period

You Can't Sober Up While You Drive – Period
Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

You Can't Sober Up While You Drive – Period

Everyone has tricks for getting over a hangover or sobering up quickly. Coconut water may do the trick. Coffee. Drinking water in between alcoholic beverages. An Aspirin before bed.

There are tons of old wives’ tales and myths out there …

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Feb. 14 2017

How to Reduce Your Sentence in Federal Criminal Case

How to Reduce Your Sentence in Federal Criminal Case
Posted By: Sami Azhari

How to Reduce Your Sentence in Federal Criminal Case

A federal crime occurs when the offender breaks a law that was implemented based on federal legislation. No matter what state you are in across the United States, if you break a federal law, it will result in the same …

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Feb. 14 2017

Obstruction of Justice: The Pulse Nightclub Shooting

Obstruction of Justice The Pulse Nightclub Shooting
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Obstruction of Justice The Pulse Nightclub Shooting

In June of 2016, 49 individuals died and 53 more were injured as the result of a heinous terrorist attack on an Orlando, Florida nightclub. This massacre is the largest single terrorist attack on our country’s history and the most …

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Feb. 14 2017

What Constitutes a Hate Crime?

What Constitutes a Hate Crime
Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:

 

What Constitutes a Hate Crime

 

Social media connects us to millions of other users around the world, allowing us to see in real time what another individual is seeing, through their point of view. However, as much as social media can be used …

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Feb. 14 2017

What Does Illinois Mean By “Reckless Homicide”?

What Does Illinois Mean By Reckless Homicide
Posted By: Sami Azhari

What Does Illinois Mean By Reckless Homicide

You probably know what homicide means. Put simply, it is when one person deliberately kills another.

When you hear the word “homicide,” you might think of TV police shows where killers carefully plan out their crimes or of gang violence …

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Feb. 10 2017

Chicago Police Officer Charged With Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Chicago Police Officer Charged With Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Chicago Police Officer Charged With Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Even some of Chicago’s finest make mistakes. Sometimes big ones.

Last month, a 51-year old Chicago Police Officer was arrested and charged with felony criminal sexual assault after an 18-year-old came forward and accused him of having sexual contact while …

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Feb. 2 2017

4 FAQs about Federal Crimes

4 FAQs about Federal Crimes
Posted By: Sami Azhari

4 FAQs about Federal Crimes

If you are charged with a crime in Illinois, it is crucial to understand the charges against you and what the next few months will look like in and out of the courtroom.

One of the most important things to …

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