Chicago Guide to Retail Theft Offenses – Part 2

In our last blog (Chicago Guide to Retail Theft - Part 1) we detailed a number of different situations regarding Retail Theft that...

Chicago Guide to Retail Theft Offenses – Part 1

In Chicago and in every city in Illinois, retail theft is the legal term that describes what is also commonly known as shoplifting....

Chicago Child Endangerment Guide

With bitter cold weather now upon us in Chicago, it’s a good idea to discuss a particular offense that commonly occurs during the...

Do You Have to Drive to be Charged With Drunk Driving?

Just recently, Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced his retirement, citing a number of considerations including health concerns and a desire to...

Chicago Police Superintendent to Retire

This week, the superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, Eddie Johnson, age 60, which is the second largest police department in the nation,...

Chicago Prosecutor’s Office to Employ Emotional Support Dog!

During a swearing-in ceremony at the Cook County Criminal Courts building in Chicago earlier this week, and attended by Cook County States Attorney...

Is CBD Oil Legal in Illinois in 2019?

What a difference a generation or two can make! During the tumultuous decade of the 1960s, teenagers and young adults smoked marijuana as...

Illinois Criminal Sexual Abuse Laws Facts and Statistics

The mere accusation of sexual assault can be devastating to your career, your family, and your future – and that’s before the accusation...

Chicago Wiretap Laws and Your Rights

It seems as though every crime drama on television or the big screen includes at least one law enforcement agency tapping the bad...

Can Police Enter Your Home Without a Warrant?

Imagine there is a knock on your door. When you open the door, you realize it is the police. The officer tells you...