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Month: March 2020

Mar. 26 2020

How Two IL Moving Violations Could Cost You Your Livelihood

How Two IL Moving Violations Could Cost You Your Livelihood
Posted By: Sami Azhari

If your job requires you to maintain a commercial driver’s license (CDL), you’re well aware that your livelihood revolves around your ability to follow licensing regulations. Unfortunately, it’s easier than you might imagine incurring CDL violations that could lead to loss of your [...]
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Mar. 26 2020

Five Domestic Battery Calls in a Single Chicago Suburb

Five Domestic Battery Calls in a Single Chicago Suburb
Posted By: Sami Azhari

There’s a common narrative in today’s culture surrounding the topic of domestic battery, and there are two key assumptions within it. The first assumption? Domestic battery involves a man attacking his female partner or children. The second? Most domestic battery calls lead to [...]
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Mar. 13 2020

Are You a Victim of Sex Trafficking? IL Law Enforcement May Not Know

Are You a Victim of Sex Trafficking? IL Law Enforcement May Not Know
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Regardless of your opinions on the topic of sex work, it’s a heavily regulated and penalized activity in the US today. In Illinois in particular, there are strict punishments for sex work convictions. In fact, even victims of sex trafficking might be charged with prostitution, while the [...]
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Mar. 5 2020

Illinois Forgery Charges in the Digital Age

Illinois Forgery Charges in the Digital Age
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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It used to be that financial forgery was limited to physical signatures, checks, and drivers’ licenses. After all, those were about the only ways financial transactions occurred. Keeping an eye out for forgeries was usually as simple as checking for watermarks and testing large bills. [...]
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Mar. 3 2020

Chicago Transit Says Violent Crime Rates Have Doubled in 6 Years

Chicago Transit Says Violent Crime Rates Have Doubled in 6 Years
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Violent crime rates in Chicago Transit have doubled over the last six years. The increase in theft has grown by two-thirds. However, while crime has been steadily rising on the CTA, the arrest rates have dropped significantly. A recent study performed on the Chicago Transit Authority [...]
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Mar. 3 2020

Detainment vs. Arrest in Illinois – Know the Difference

Detainment vs. Arrest in Illinois - Know the Difference
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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You’re stopped by the police. Maybe they’re knocking on your front door. Or perhaps you’ve been pulled over in your car. For many Americans, this can be a terrifying situation. Altercations with police can go south quickly, as we’ve seen on countless Facebook Live videos and in news [...]
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