Protecting Your Future Begins with Securing The Strongest Defense Against Criminal Charges
Protecting Your Future Begins with Securing The Strongest Defense Against Criminal Charges
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Criminal Law

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...

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...

Can drug convictions ruin your college career?

Handling a drug charge is difficult on its own, let alone when you add in complicating factors like a job or your college career. However, these are important aspects to consider, as a single drug conviction could potentially alter these aspects of your life in a...

Can you get a job even with a drug conviction?

A job market is already a place of high stress and competition, with a surplus of workers trying to reach for a much smaller number of jobs. Of course, this struggle is even more pronounced for those who have drug convictions on record to deal with. Fortunately, while...

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...

What are the rules about confidential informants?

Officers find out about crimes in many different ways. While sometimes they catch someone while they are out on patrol, police often find out about crimes from a victim or a bystander witnessing the event or someone who knows about the crime before it occurs. Often,...