Monthly Archives: September 2015

According to a study done by the National Institute of Justice, less than five percent of attempted or completed rapes of college females are actually reported to law enforcement. In an effort to combat those statistics, the state has passed … Continue reading

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A new Illinois law allows the courts to order psychotropic medications for any inmate who refuses to take them. The bill passed both legislative bodies and was forwarded to the governor, who signed the bill on July 29th. The law … Continue reading

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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner recently signed a flurry of bills into law. Among the many approved bills were several which addressed juvenile justice issues. These new laws will take effect as of January 1, 2016. The first new law addresses … Continue reading

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“Happy days are here again,” or at least happy hours are. The ban on happy hour drink specials that has been in effect in Illinois since 1989 has been officially lifted. The repeal has been met with mixed reactions, with … Continue reading

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