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Month: August 2021

Aug. 20 2021

Drugged Driving in Illinois: You’ll Get a DUI

Posted By: Sami Azhari

When most people think of a DUI (driving under the influence) charge, they automatically jump to alcohol as the drug causing the impairment – but that’s not always the case. A Plainfield man was recently charged with driving under the influence of drugs, disobeying a stop sign, and [...]
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Aug. 20 2021

When Does an Illinois Sex Crime Become a Federal Case?

Posted By: Sami Azhari

On July 10th, police approached a 13-year-old girl sobbing on the steps of the Lincoln Depot rail station. She told them she had been abducted from her hometown in Bleckley County, Georgia four days earlier and driven more than 700 miles away to Springfield, Illinois. The man allegedly [...]
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Aug. 6 2021

New Bill To More Clearly Define Consent in Illinois

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Rape is a serious and frightening crime, but it doesn’t always happen between strangers or in dark alleys under the cover of night – it often occurs between those who know each other. Regardless of the circumstances, every case involving sexual assault is defined by one factor: consent. And [...]
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Aug. 6 2021

When Does an Illinois Sex Crime Become a Federal Case?

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Sex crimes are serious when committed in Illinois, but they are even graver when taken on by the federal courts. This evokes even more penalties a person convicted could potentially face – as one Illinois man may soon find out. A registered sex offender in Illinois has now been accused of [...]
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