Monthly Archives: October 2016

On Tuesday, November 8th, millions of Americans will be heading to their polling locations and placing their votes for President of the United States in one of the most contentious presidential elections in recent history. Much of that contention has … Continue reading

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There are many people who think that the graffiti is harmless. There are even some people who consider graffiti to be a form of artistic expression. Under Illinois law, however graffiti is considered a crime and depending on the circumstances, … Continue reading

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In a prior post, we discussed several of the criminal cases that are scheduled to be heard by the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) during the month of October. As we explained before, out of the nearly 7,000 case requests … Continue reading

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The “First Monday of October” is traditionally the annual kickoff of the United States Supreme Court’s new term. This year, the first Monday was one week ago on October 3. Each term, SCOTUS usually hears approximately 75 cases, ranging from bankruptcy … Continue reading

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