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AZHARI LLC BLOG

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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Oct. 26 2017

What Killing Someone in Illinois Means, Legally Speaking

What Killing Someone in Illinois Means, Legally Speaking
Posted By: Sami Azhari

The definition of homicide is the “the deliberate and unlawful killing of one person by another.” Under Illinois law, though, there are a number of crimes that fall under the homicide umbrella. Let’s take a look at the different homicide crimes you can be accused of in our [...]
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Oct. 20 2017

Know Your Rights in Illinois When Accused of Shoplifting

Know Your Rights in Illinois When Accused of Shoplifting
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Shoplifting is often seen as a small crime, but a shoplifting accusation can have big consequences. For that reason, it’s important to understand the shoplifting laws here in Illinois and to know your rights if you’re facing a shoplifting allegation. What Is Shoplifting in [...]
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Oct. 12 2017

The Differences between Illinois State and Federal Charges

The Differences between Illinois State and Federal Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Whether you’re living here in Illinois or just passing through, you have to follow our state’s laws. However, no matter where you are in the United States, you also have to follow our country’s laws. So what happens, then, if you break a law here? Will you be charged by Illinois or by [...]
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Oct. 3 2017

Teen Sex Tape Could Land You on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry

Teen Sex Tape Could Land You on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry
Posted By: Sami Azhari

In January, a Chicago teen committed suicide after his school warned him he could be charged and required to register as a sex offender when they discovered he had recorded a sexual encounter with another classmate. Sixteen-year-old Corey Walgren recorded a video of himself having consensual [...]
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