Category Archives: Property Crimes

When discussing the various forms of property crimes, it is very common to hear the terms robbery and burglary used interchangeably. It is not uncommon for a person to say they were “robbed” when a thief broke into their home … 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 recent decision by the Illinois Supreme Court, a man’s 2013 felony burglary conviction has been overturned. Justices went a step further than just overturning the conviction, and wrote in their decision that the prosecutor’s definition of burglary in this … Continue reading

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