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Month: December 2019

Dec. 19 2019

Did You Know Chicago Package Theft Can Be a Federal Charge?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Theft is always a crime, regardless of where it happens or who the victim is. However, certain kinds of theft are automatically considered matters of federal law. Mail tampering, although a seemingly minor offense, is one of them. A conviction can lead to decades in federal prison or [...]
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Dec. 12 2019

Are Plea Deals to Illinois Drug Charges a Smart Idea?

Posted By: Sami Azhari

You might be surprised to learn that 90 to 95% of both federal and state cases end in plea bargains. This is an agreement between the defense and the prosecution to resolve the case and avoid going to trial. The prevalence of plea bargains suggests that there’s something in them for both [...]
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Dec. 6 2019

How Bad Is Human Trafficking in Illinois?

Posted By: Sami Azhari

You might be surprised that Illinois has one of the highest rates for human trafficking in the nation. Chicago is a major city, and hub among several major interstates, creating ample opportunities for human trafficking. Law enforcement and lawmakers have taken greater initiative over the [...]
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Dec. 6 2019

You Probably Won’t Believe That These Are Federal Crimes…

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Federal crimes are a big deal. No one wants to face a prosecutor working on behalf of the United States government. Penalties for criminal convictions at the federal level are also nearly always more serious than similar crimes committed at the state or local level. One might think that in [...]
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Dec. 6 2019

How Does Probation in Illinois Differ from Parole?

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Many Americans use the terms “probation” and “parole” interchangeably. However, there is a significant difference between the two. Just in case you are ever in the situation, or you know somebody else who might be, it’s important to know what that difference is. Illinois [...]
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