Monthly Archives: August 2015

Recently, in a Cook County criminal courtroom, a defendant who was on trial for shooting and killing a Chicago police offer took the stand to testify in his own defense. His attorneys argued that the man shot the police officer … Continue reading

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Under Illinois law, there are certain individuals– referred to as mandated reporters – who are required to report any suspected cases of child abuse or neglect to the authorities. Failure to report suspected abuse is a crime and the mandated … Continue reading

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One of the most vulnerable groups of people in society is the elderly. They are often the target of consumer fraud and scam artists, not only from outside sources, but often by members of their own family, as a recent … Continue reading

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