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Jun. 9 2022

What Is a Sexual Predator in Illinois?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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What Is a Sexual Predator in Illinois?

Sex crimes make up many offenses that are committed in the state of Illinois and beyond, unfortunately. A defendant may be rightly or wrongfully accused of a crime, but if you are found guilty, then you can face serious consequences …

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May. 13 2022

Your Common IL Sex Offender Registry Questions

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Sex crimes in Illinois are among some of the most serious you can face, and the penalties for a conviction can be severe.

One of the gravest penalties of a conviction is being required to register as a sex offender. …

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Mar. 4 2022

IL Prostitution Laws: What You Need to Know

Posted By: Sami Azhari

IL Prostitution Laws: What You Need to Know

Prostitution is known as one of the oldest professions in the history of the world. Today, even though it’s against the law in many places, including Illinois, that doesn’t mean that the world’s oldest profession isn’t alive and well.

Recently, …

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Feb. 4 2022

IL Revenge Porn: What Is Against the Law?

Posted By: Sami Azhari

IL Revenge Porn: What Is Against the Law?

Thanks to social media sites, everyone has nearly instant access to post photos and videos at any time, day or night. These images or videos, once uploaded, become a part of cyberspace forever.

Along with this phenomenon, sexting – sharing …

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Oct. 8 2021

IL Enticement of a Minor Can End in Major Prison Time

Posted By: Sami Azhari

IL Enticement of a Minor Can End in Major Prison Time

Nearly everyone uses the internet today, from young children to older people. While most of us use the internet for legitimate pursuits, there is a dark side to it in which adults lure children.

An Illinois man found out the …

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Aug. 6 2021

New Bill To More Clearly Define Consent in Illinois

New Bill To More Clearly Define Consent in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari

New Bill To More Clearly Define Consent in Illinois

Rape is a serious and frightening crime, but it doesn’t always happen between strangers or in dark alleys under the cover of night – it often occurs between those who know each other. Regardless of the circumstances, every case involving …

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Jul. 17 2020

COVID-19 Grace Period for Chicago Sex Offenders Not a “Free Pass”

COVID-19 Grace Period for Chicago Sex Offenders Not a “Free Pass”
Posted By: Sami Azhari

COVID-19 Grace Period for Chicago Sex Offenders Not a “Free Pass”

The global pandemic has put a halt on many plans and procedures. Buildings are closed. Deadlines have been pushed back. Events have been rescheduled.

Law enforcement and criminal justice are not immune to the effects of COVID-19. Case-in-point: Chicago’s Criminal …

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Jun. 12 2019

How Sex Offender Treatment Works in Illinois

How Sex Offender Treatment Works in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari

How Sex Offender Treatment Works in Illinois

Short of murder, sex offenses are some of the most grievous crimes one person can commit against another. Further, many offenders commit sex crimes repeatedly.

In an attempt to protect public safety and keep people from reoffending, Illinois carefully manages …

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Apr. 5 2019

Your Guide to Revenge Porn Laws in Illinois

Your Guide to Revenge Porn Laws in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Your Guide to Revenge Porn Laws in Illinois

Revenge porn, or the distribution of sexually explicit images or videos without the subject’s consent, has been recognized as a criminal offense in Illinois since 2014.

Many times, an explicit photo or image is sent consensually in the course of …

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