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Month: September 2019

Sep. 27 2019

If You Fail a Drug Test at Work, Can You Be Charged in Illinois?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Maybe you found the perfect position, aced the interview, and now the only thing standing between you and the job you’re after...is a drug test result. Or perhaps you’ve been selected for a random drug screening at your workplace. Or you’re on probation or parole, and testing is just part [...]
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Sep. 27 2019

Understanding the Lifelong Impact of Chicago Clergy Sexual Abuse

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Over the past two decades, we’ve been horrified to learn of every new clergy sexual abuse scandal. The pervasiveness of this problem, together with coverup efforts, are truly shocking and horrific. But what about the victims? Sadly, many will never come forward, so we’ll never know [...]
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Sep. 12 2019

The Real Price of an Illinois DUI Conviction

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Along with the criminal consequences, social stigma, and inconvenience of getting a DUI in Illinois comes a significant financial burden -- ongoing expenses that persist years after case resolution. If you’re facing DUI charges, it’s important to know what you’re up against, so that [...]
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Sep. 6 2019

Illinois Sex Crime Laws Designed to Protect Minors

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Minor children, especially those in unstable home situations such as runaways or children in the foster care system, are at high risk for sex trafficking and sexual exploitation. These vulnerable kids may be compelled by force or coercion to engage in commercial sex acts or may engage in [...]
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Sep. 6 2019

Illinois Assault Penalties Depend Upon Who Gets Hurt

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Any circumstances of assault are liable to lead an offender to years behind bars and a criminal record of violent crime to haunt them years after in a myriad of ways. Still, all assault charges are not created equally. The severity of your charge (and the sentence you receive) depends on a [...]
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