Monthly Archives: August 2016

If you are convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol in the state of Illinois, there can be residual effects of that conviction on your driving record. Even a first-time DUI conviction can cause issues. Legal … Continue reading

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Last month, the Illinois Supreme Court’s Rules Committee heard a proposal which would limit the use of handcuffs and shackles on minors during juvenile delinquency cases. The current rule is not really considered a rule at all by many juvenile justice … Continue reading

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There will be no more threat of prison penalties and high fines in the state of Illinois for defendants who are found to be in possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana. On Friday, July 29, Governor Bruce Rauner … Continue reading

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Individual privacy and the efforts of the police often seem to be at odds, especially regarding the Constitution’s protections from unlawful searches and seizures. In at least one area of law, the line has been made very clear. The United … Continue reading

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