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Aug. 18 2017

After San Antonio Tragedy, You Need to Know Human Trafficking Laws

After San Antonio Tragedy, You Need to Know Human Trafficking Laws
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Human trafficking has been in the spotlight recently – both in the national news and right here in our own state. You’ve probably heard about this already, but toward the end of July, law enforcement officials found a tractor-trailer parked at a San Antonio Walmart with dozens of [...]
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Aug. 2 2017

Marijuana’s Confusing Legal Status in Illinois

Marijuana's Confusing Legal Status in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Right now, in over half of the states in our country, marijuana is legal in some form. Seven states, along with the District of Columbia, have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and the District of Columbia. Additionally, 22 states have [...]
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Aug. 2 2017

Will Raising Profile of Chicago-area Hate Crimes Increase Charges?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Anger and frustration can lead to people doing all kinds of things. Sometimes, these “things” include violent and discriminatory acts against others. Sometimes, someone may commit a criminal act against another and people simply assume that it was because of a particular group the person [...]
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Jul. 27 2017

Prostitution Crimes in Illinois (and How to Fight Back)

Prostitution Crimes in Illinois (and How to Fight Back)
Posted By: Sami Azhari

A prostitution charge is very serious, and can have devastating, long-lasting consequences. Whether the charge is related to solicitation or participation in prostitution, alleged offenders face sex offender registration, jail time, large fines, a criminal record, and more. If you are up [...]
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Jul. 21 2017

3 Ways to Defend against an Illinois Probation Violation Charge

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Probation is the most frequently used sentencing option in the country. Of all the people who are convicted, almost two-thirds are sentenced to probation. Here in our state, there are two and a half times more people on probation than there are in prison. While you might not have to go to [...]
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