Monthly Archives: October 2014

As of July 9, 2013, Illinois residents must obtain a Concealed Carry License to carry a concealed firearm in the state. The Illinois State Police Department issues permits for the same. Under both federal and Illinois law, individuals are eligible … Continue reading

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Recently, a judge in the federal district court covering northern California and centered in San Francisco delivered a ruling that will reverberate around the nation’s legal community for some time on the topic of warrantless drug-related searches. While the decision … Continue reading

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Gibbons v. Ogden, the 1824 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, is a decision from America’s storied legal past that has suddenly become a part of the national debate once again.  The precedent set by this case that has fundamentally … Continue reading

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A “selfie” is a digital self-portrait taken with a smart phone or other mobile device and distributed digitally online, usually by and through social media. While the technology is not really new, its use is; it is being adapted to … Continue reading

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