Protecting Your Future Begins with Securing The Strongest Defense Against Criminal Charges
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Potential defenses for reckless homicide

If a pedestrian or occupant of a vehicle you collided with died, you might face criminal charges. The Illinois General Assembly details the requirements for charges of involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide. A conviction on these charges comes with...

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What is a FOID?

To legally carry a gun in Illinois, you must have a FOID card. This is a requirement for most people in the state, but there are exemptions. The Illinois State Police explain that you also must meet specific requirements to be eligible to get a FOID card. FOID card...

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Criminal evidence may be unreliable

Not all people behind bars are guilty of committing a crime. According to the Innocence Project, the U.S. justice system released 364 people from their prison sentences after further testing proved their innocence. How are innocent people convicted of a crime they did...

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Is scientific evidence testing reliable?

When attorneys present evidence to the court during criminal proceedings, people believe that the test results are valid, reliable and trustworthy. Unfortunately, this is not always true. Inaccuracies in courtroom evidence can lead to wrongful criminal convictions....

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Illinois and its stance on crimes of passion

Individuals who face murder charges in Illinois also face a minimum of 20 years to a maximum life sentence in prison. In short, a murder conviction can destroy a person’s life. For individuals who acted in the heat of the moment and who are otherwise “reasonable,”...

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