AZHARI LLC BLOG

Sep. 7 2017

What Does It Mean to Be Charged with a Capital Crime?

What Does It Mean to Be Charged with a Capital Crime?
Posted By: Sami Azhari

A capital crime involves a particular type of punishment: namely, the death penalty. Most often, capital crimes are assigned for murder convictions, but several other situations may warrant the death penalty as well. Just not here in Illinois. The history of capital crimes has always been [...]
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Aug. 30 2017

Charged with Disorderly Conduct at a Chicago Rally? How to Fight Back

Charged with Disorderly Conduct at a Chicago Rally? How to Fight Back
Posted By: Sami Azhari

On Saturday, August 12, a Unite the Right rally was planned to protest the removal of a Confederate statue of General Robert E. Lee located in Emancipation Park – formerly Lee park – in Charlottesville, Virginia. On Friday, the day before the scheduled rally, protestors marched at the [...]
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Aug. 25 2017

Let an Escort Use Your Company Card? Mitigating Factors Matter

Let an Escort Use Your Company Card? Mitigating Factors Matter
Posted By: Sami Azhari

What happens when you and an escort allegedly run up almost $5.8 million on a company credit card? You both might get charged with six counts of wire fraud by a federal grand jury. Let’s look at the details of this case and how you should fight back if you are accused of a similar [...]
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Aug. 18 2017

After San Antonio Tragedy, You Need to Know Human Trafficking Laws

After San Antonio Tragedy, You Need to Know Human Trafficking Laws
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Human trafficking has been in the spotlight recently – both in the national news and right here in our own state. You’ve probably heard about this already, but toward the end of July, law enforcement officials found a tractor-trailer parked at a San Antonio Walmart with dozens of [...]
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Aug. 2 2017

Marijuana’s Confusing Legal Status in Illinois

Marijuana's Confusing Legal Status in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Right now, in over half of the states in our country, marijuana is legal in some form. Seven states, along with the District of Columbia, have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and the District of Columbia. Additionally, 22 states have [...]
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