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AZHARI LLC BLOG

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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Nov. 22 2019

Did You Get an Illinois DUI over Halloween? You Can Fight Back

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Halloween fun isn’t just for children. You’ve likely had your fair share of Halloween celebrating during this festive season over the years. You also probably know alcohol or drugs are common at these parties. Police are aware of this, too. It’s evident by the number of DUI (or Driving [...]
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Nov. 15 2019

Illinois Gun Crimes: The “Possession” Charge Few Know About

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Thanks in part to local lawmakers and enhanced efforts by law enforcement, gun-related homicides have dropped in the Windy City. Still, our gun violence rates are among the highest in the nation. Chicago’s gun violence epidemic doesn’t just affect the victims of these heinous crimes and [...]
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