Monthly Archives: April 2016

The use of Taser guns by law enforcement has raised serious questions on just how dangerous – sometimes fatal – these weapons actually are. The idea behind the use of Tasers is that shocking an out-of-control suspect or inmate is preferable … Continue reading

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In the American criminal justice system, there are many cases of defendants convicted of a criminal offense for which they were later proven to have not committed. When a government agency declares that the defendant is “factually innocent” or relieves the … Continue reading

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Under Illinois law, an order of protection, also sometimes referred to as a restraining order, is an order which prohibits a person accused of domestic violence from having contact with the alleged victim. There are three types of order of protections … Continue reading

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Controversy is emerging regarding a fight video posted on a social media site of one boy stomping on another, while their classmates stood by and took video from their cellphones. In fact, the video has upset one Illinois state representative … Continue reading

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