Criminal Law

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In our modern world, driving is seemingly a right bestowed upon every adult who has taken a driving test. Yet, nothing could be farther from the truth. Rather, driving is a privilege that can be easily lost due to traffic code violations or even felony convictions.

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Despite all the fun that’s had, Summer Camp Music Festival invariably results in a spike in criminal charges, particularly drug arrests. When this happens, young people—often who are from out of state—can be left wondering about what their legal options are and who they can trust with resolving their charges as swiftly and favorably as possible.

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With regards to felony convictions, class 1 and 2 felonies tend to have a maximum of 48 months or four years of probation. Class 3 and 4 felonies have a maximum of up to 30 months or 2 ½ years. Misdemeanors, being a lower classification, carry a lower maximum – up to two years. Probation isn’t an option for the ...

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During the course of my professional career, first as a prosecutor and then as a criminal defense attorney, I have come to realize that there is no U.S. Supreme Court case that is as misunderstood as Miranda v. Arizona is.

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acing a criminal charge can feel extremely scary and uncertain. Your livelihood, freedom and status in the community can be permanently affected by the negative consequences that can result from a criminal conviction and incarceration. Individuals facing criminal charges...

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Illinois lawmakers recently approved a new measure that clamps down on repeat drunk drivers, requiring them to use a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device or BAIID for at least five years if they have been convicted for a second subsequent DUI offense.

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