Monthly Archives: August 2016

Innocent until proven guilty. A person in America must be proven, beyond a reasonable doubt, to be guilty of committing a criminal act before a conviction. It is one of the most important pieces of the American criminal justice system, … Continue reading

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Heroin, an extremely addictive opiate drug, has long plagued Illinois. Heroin can devastate lives and even communities, leading many to label the widespread heroin problem as an epidemic. The drug affects people from all walks of life, from already at-risk … Continue reading

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According to the FBI, an average of 5,000 to 7,000 hate crimes are reported each year in America. The bureau defines a hate crime as any criminal offense committed against a person or property that is motivated by a bias … Continue reading

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Burglary of any kind is a serious crime with serious consequences facing those who get caught. When most of us picture a burglary, we think of someone in all black sneaking or breaking into a property in hopes of stealing … Continue reading

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