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Violence Against The Police in Illinois

February 27, 2016
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If you are a criminal defendant that has been accused of violence or other misconduct against a police officer, it is important to recognize the severity of the crimes filed against you. Even in a time such as now where the media is emphasizing a general mistrust of police officers, police officers are government employees […]

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Illinois domestic battery prosecutions: reviewing the law and penalties

March 13, 2013
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Domestic battery is one of the most common criminal charges prosecuted in Illinois courts. The number of arrests is so large that most courthouses have a courtroom that is dedicated to hearing these cases only. All courthouses in Cook County have one or more courtrooms dedicated to hearing these cases. For examples, all Chicago arrests […]

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A summary of federal perjury laws

December 3, 2010
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If a person testifies falsely after taking the oath, or writes a false statement on a document supported by affidavit, he can be prosecuted for perjury. The act is a criminal offense where the person knew the testimony or statement was false. The states have their own laws on perjury when the offense takes place […]

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