Category Archives: New Law

Inmates and their accomplices on the outside have often utilized crafty methods to smuggle contraband. Now, as drones grow in popularity and number across the country, some creative inmates have begun using the unmanned aircraft to deliver banned items like … Continue reading

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After more than 25 years, Illinois residents looking for cheaper drinks after work will be able to legally find them. Illinois lawmakers, earlier this year, passed a measure that repealed the ban on happy hour throughout the state. The new … Continue reading

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A frequently overlooked consequence of federal criminal charges is civil forfeiture. In fact, a person does not even need to be charged with federal crimes in order to find his or her property subject to seizure by state or federal … Continue reading

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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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