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Month: February 2019

Feb. 22 2019

Illinois Armed Robbery Charges: How to Fight Back

Illinois Armed Robbery Charges: How to Fight Back
Posted By: Sami Azhari

If convicted of armed robbery in Illinois, you could face years of jail time, thousands in fines, and a criminal record of violent crime that will affect nearly every aspect of your life long after your sentence is served. Not good. However, proving a defendant guilty of armed robbery is [...]
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Feb. 14 2019

Illinois Is Addicted to Heroin: What If You’re Charged with Trafficking It?

Illinois Is Addicted to Heroin: What If You’re Charged with Trafficking It?
Posted By: Sami Azhari

In 2013, the governors from five states – including Illinois – met to devise a regional strategy to combat overdoses and the abuse of heroin and other opioids, deeming the situation a crisis of epidemic proportions. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin led the discussion, as that state was [...]
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Feb. 14 2019

Illinois Sexual Harassment: Is It Considered a Sex Crime?

Illinois Sexual Harassment: Is It Considered a Sex Crime?
Posted By: Sami Azhari

You probably know that our state takes sex crimes seriously. Get convicted and you could end up in prison for years – and possibly on the sex offender registry. What about sexual harassment, though? We’ve all been hearing a lot about it over the past few years, but many people still have [...]
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Feb. 1 2019

The Thin Line Between Self-Defense and Assault in Illinois

The Thin Line Between Self-Defense and Assault in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Every citizen of the United States has the right to protect themselves against force or violence. That right not only applies to defending yourself, but also others – and in some cases, property as well. However, it’s important to know exactly what your state law says about the level of [...]
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