Monthly Archives: August 2014

We often hear about police stopping a car and discovering illegal drugs such as cocaine or marijuana. But cigarettes? Although legal, cigarettes are heavily taxed and regulated in Illinois and other states. In fact, it is a federal crime to … Continue reading

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Only a small percentage of criminal cases in the United States ever go to trial. Most criminal cases end in a defendant’s guilty plea. Even a plea bargain, though, requires the assistance of an experienced criminal defense attorney because prosecutors … Continue reading

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Driving under the influence does not always require the use of alcohol or an illegal drug. Under Illinois law, a person commits a crime whenever he or she drives “under the combined influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs, or … Continue reading

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All Illinois residents appreciate the dangers of drunk driving. But it is important that efforts to improve traffic safety prevent DUI-related accidents do not lead to the trampling of rights for those suspected of DUI. In 2012, more than 10,000 … Continue reading

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