Monthly Archives: February 2016

Have you ever wondered which crimes are the most prevalent in the state of Illinois? While gun violence and homicide rates have captured the media’s attention lately, new numbers released by the Illinois Department of Corrections may indicate which crimes … Continue reading

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One of the most important rights in the U.S. Constitution is the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. Modern technology has challenged the courts to decide what kinds of searches are unreasonable and how much privacy normal … Continue reading

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One of the fundamental rights guaranteed under both the U.S. Constitution and the Illinois State Constitution is the right not to be tried twice for the same crime. This is called double jeopardy. While the underlying principle is clear, in … Continue reading

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Innocent or not, having criminal charges filed against you is a very serious matter, and facing those charges can be stressful. The legal system in Illinois is complicated, and those with criminal charges have to navigate past obstacles, trials, pleadings, … Continue reading

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