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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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Sep. 10 2021

An Illinois Sex Crime Could Lead to a Lifetime No-Contact Order

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Sex crimes are taken very seriously in Illinois, and the associated penalties are often quite harsh – including no-contact orders.

Illinois just changed the law to give victims of sex crimes the ability to get no-contact orders — for life …

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Aug. 20 2021

When Does an Illinois Sex Crime Become a Federal Case?

Posted By: Sami Azhari

When Does an Illinois Sex Crime Become a Federal Case?

On July 10th, police approached a 13-year-old girl sobbing on the steps of the Lincoln Depot rail station. She told them she had been abducted from her hometown in Bleckley County, Georgia four days earlier and driven more than 700 …

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Aug. 6 2021

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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Aug. 6 2021

When Does an Illinois Sex Crime Become a Federal Case?

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Sex crimes are serious when committed in Illinois, but they are even graver when taken on by the federal courts. This evokes even more penalties a person convicted could potentially face – as one Illinois man may soon find out.…

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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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