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Jul. 13 2018

You’re Riding the L Train – Can Cops Just Search You for Drugs?   

You're Riding the L Train – Can Cops Just Search You for Drugs?   
Posted By: Sami Azhari

If you are riding a bus or train in Chicago, can the cops conduct a search on you for drugs? Are you always protected against searches and seizures? Learn more about search and seizure laws and how they apply to drug trafficking in Illinois. How Fourth Amendment Protection Applies to Illinois [...]
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Jul. 3 2018

Protecting Your Reputation If Charged with Illinois Domestic Violence

Protecting Your Reputation If Charged with Illinois Domestic Violence
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Criminal charges can tarnish anyone’s reputation, but domestic violence charges are especially damaging. Just ask former NFL quarterback Erik Kramer. You might remember Kramer from his four years with the Chicago Bears. He retired from football in 1999, but he made news earlier this month [...]
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Jun. 28 2018

Common Sex Crime Charges in Illinois

Common Sex Crime Charges in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Short of murder, sex crimes are some of the most grievous offenses a person can commit. Accordingly, sex crimes are severely charged and penalized, and a sex crime conviction carries a negative stigma that will come back to haunt you – possibly for the rest of your life. Most sex crimes [...]
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Jun. 21 2018

Strategies You Can Use to Battle Illinois Drug Possession Charges

Strategies You Can Use to Battle Illinois Drug Possession Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Drug possession charges are typically not as serious as other drug-related charges, but having a conviction on your record could lead to higher penalties and complications in the future. The penalties for having controlled substances on your person range from minor misdemeanors and fines to [...]
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Jun. 13 2018

Federal Criminal Cases: Breaking Down What Happens

Federal Criminal Cases: Breaking Down What Happens
Posted By: Sami Azhari

A recent ruling has determined that former Illinois representative Aaron Schock will most likely go to trial in federal criminal proceeding. Schock was indicted in November 2016 for a litany of charges, including wire fraud, mail fraud, filing false federal tax returns, submitting inaccurate [...]
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