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Aug. 2 2017

Will Raising Profile of Chicago-area Hate Crimes Increase Charges?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Anger and frustration can lead to people doing all kinds of things. Sometimes, these “things” include violent and discriminatory acts against others. Sometimes, someone may commit a criminal act against another and people simply assume that it was because of a particular group the person [...]
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Jul. 27 2017

Prostitution Crimes in Illinois (and How to Fight Back)

Prostitution Crimes in Illinois (and How to Fight Back)
Posted By: Sami Azhari

A prostitution charge is very serious, and can have devastating, long-lasting consequences. Whether the charge is related to solicitation or participation in prostitution, alleged offenders face sex offender registration, jail time, large fines, a criminal record, and more. If you are up [...]
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Jul. 21 2017

3 Ways to Defend against an Illinois Probation Violation Charge

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Probation is the most frequently used sentencing option in the country. Of all the people who are convicted, almost two-thirds are sentenced to probation. Here in our state, there are two and a half times more people on probation than there are in prison. While you might not have to go to [...]
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Jul. 12 2017

Understanding RICO Charges in Illinois

Posted By: Sami Azhari

If you’ve seen any movie or TV show that features the mafia (such as The Sopranos) or some sort of street gang (like the motorcycle club in Sons of Anarchy) then you’ve probably heard the term RICO before. Outside of fictional films and television, though, RICO still comes up. You might [...]
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Jul. 6 2017

Understanding Armed Robbery Charges in Illinois

Understanding Armed Robbery Charges in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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What possibly started as a prank has now ended in home invasion and armed robbery charges for three Illinois football players. The three college football players – Darta Lee, Zarrian Holcombe and Howard Watkins – are accused of robbing a dorm room in Bromley Hall, one of the [...]
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