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AZHARI LLC BLOG

Nov. 30 2017

DUI over Thanksgiving? Battle Your Charges with a Strong Defense

DUI over Thanksgiving? Battle Your Charges with a Strong Defense
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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If you were charged with a DUI this Thanksgiving, you’re not definitely not alone. Since Thanksgiving is such a busy weekend for travel and parties, police ramp up efforts every year, heavily patrolling streets and highways for drunk drivers. This year, officers in Evanston and Morton [...]
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Nov. 24 2017

Help Your Case by Learning about Illinois Drug Trafficking Laws

Help Your Case by Learning about Illinois Drug Trafficking Laws
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Because of the fact that they tend to cross state lines, many people believe that drug trafficking offenses are always charged as federal crimes. Often, however, this is not the case. Simply put, the federal government only takes on cases where federal law was violated and state law wasn’t [...]
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Nov. 17 2017

What It Means in Illinois to “Possess” Child Pornography

What It Means in Illinois to "Possess" Child Pornography
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Do you know what constitutes a child pornography possession charge? One recent case in Illinois has already ended in a conviction. Former Air Force airman Robert Hollingsworth, 27, of Byron, was sentenced to a five-year prison sentence and $48,000 in restitution fees. He pled guilty to one [...]
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Nov. 8 2017

Your Guide to Federal and Illinois State Cyber Crimes

Your Guide to Federal and Illinois Cyber Crimes
Posted By: Sami Azhari

We use computers in nearly every aspect of our lives, so it comes as no surprise that people are now using them more and more to commit crimes. Cyber crimes present a special challenge to lawmakers and law enforcement officials, as they often evolve ahead of legislation and are more difficult [...]
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Nov. 3 2017

What You Need to Know about Illinois’ Child Pornography Laws

What You Need to Know about Illinois' Child Pornography Laws
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Child pornography is considered to be a form of child sexual exploitation, and has devastating emotional consequences for the victim. Therefore, child pornography charges in Illinois are quite serious due to the grievous nature of the offense. Penalties associated with conviction include lengthy [...]
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