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Are Field Sobriety Tests Reliable?

When you have been pulled over by a highway patrol officer, it is important to realize that they are first acting on suspicion only. They do not know if you are actually driving under the influence ...
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Prostitution Crimes in Chicago

If movies and the media are to be believed, the criminal act of prostitution is a sex crime that occurs only if a sexual favor is purchased using currency. This is, however, not the case in reality. ...
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What are Police Observation Devices?

In many science-fiction movies that depict a harsh or dystopian future, the government and law enforcement agencies keep a constant watch on its citizens through robotic eyes stationed around the ...
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What to Do After a DUI/DWI

Have you been arrested for driving under the influence? A DWI/DUI arrest can be scary and stressful because you are not only facing a criminal charge, but also the loss of your license. How you ...
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Mitch Furman Represents Uber Driver Charged with Simple Assault

On February 1 st, the date of the Super Bowl, a Chicago woman enlisted an Uber driver to take her home. According to the woman, however, the driver became violent when she informed him that he had ...
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What are the Downsides of Submitting to a Field Sobriety Test?

When you have been pulled over by a police officer, especially if it is at night or the weekend, you can be pretty certain that they suspect you of drinking and driving, even before they say anything. ...
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Assault vs. Battery in Illinois

While assault and battery are often paired as charges, they are actually separate crimes, each with their own implications and consequences. On its own, assault implies the threat of harm, whether or ...
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Marijuana Laws and Crimes in Illinois

In recent years, many states have come to change their laws concerning marijuana use. Some states have legalized all use of cannabis; others have written tougher laws in hopes to eliminate use of the ...
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Common Mistakes in DUI Cases

Every year, thousands of individuals in Chicago are arrested and charged with drinking and driving. While this charge is fairly common, it can lead to serious penalties affecting your relationships, ...
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Criminal Convictions & Child Care

Criminal convictions have the ability to touch every aspect of your life, including relationships and employment. One of the biggest areas impacted by a criminal record is child care and Illinois ...
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Domestic Violence & Gun Ownership

Many studies have been done linking firearms and domestic violence. The statistics show that domestic violence incidents involving a gun are more likely to result in death, something which may have ...
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Murder Vs. Manslaughter

Murder and manslaughter are both crimes which result in the death of another individual. However, these two charges are distinctly different, and carry very different sentences upon conviction. It is ...
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Cook County Forest Preserves, Gay Cruising & Public Indecency

Every major city – including Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and Chicago – have a large gay presence wherein some men seek out hidden and public places to engage in sexual ...
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Should I Submit to a Breath Test if I'm Pulled Over for DUI?

Have you been pulled over and arrested for DUI ? When the police officer suspects that you are driving under the influence, they will ask you to submit to a chemical test, typically a breath test. ...
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Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker Shoots Himself and Murders His Girlfriend

It was in Kansas City, Missouri that a treachorous event took place on Saturday, December 1st. His name is Jovan Belcher and he was e linebacker for Kansas City Chiefs football team. The linebacker ...
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Terriying Discovery in West Chicago Suburb of Mother Slaying Two Children and Two Dogs

A mother in the neighboring Chicago Western suburb of Naperville had her own child of 7-years-old and a neighbors child of the age of 5 that she was babysitting in her care on October 31, 2012. It was ...
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Aggravated DUI Charges for Man Driving 2 Toddlers

A local Chicago man was recently pulled over and accused of driving under the influence. His charges went even higher the moment the police officer saw that the man was transporting two toddlers in ...
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Woman Faces 5 Counts of Identity Theft Charges

White collar crimes include a variety of offenses such as embezzlement, counterfeit, extortion and commonly identity theft among others. Identity theft includes categories such as the act of stealing ...
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Chad Johnson, "Ochocinqo" Arrested for Domestic VIolence in Broward County

Chad Johnson of the Miami Dolphins may not be a Miami Dolphin anymore. To add to the list of his problems the star wide receiver may be adding unemployment to that gorgeous list. He was officially ...
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Randy Travis, The Country Singer Nabbed For a Naked DUI

Randy Travis, the famous country singer definitely knows how to get arrested, while making it spicy!!! The country singer was nabbed on suspicion of misdemeanor DWI and more this past Tuesday, Aug. ...
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Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks Has Been Arrested for DUI

Marshawn Lynch has been charged by the Alameda County district attorney's office. The football player was charged for driving under the influence of alcohol. The director of communications of the ...
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Murderer of Jennifer Hudson's Family Gets 3 Life Sentences

William Balfour has finally received his sentencing. Academy Award winning actress Jennifer Hudson and her sister Julia opted to take the witness stand before the man convicted of killing their three ...
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Police are Fighting Back by Tracking Street Gangs and Violence

Cops and police forces are collaborating together to fight against gang crimes and their myriad factions. The murders and shootings in the Chicago land area have been growing and the one way that ...
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Rockford, Illinois, Suburb Outside of Chicago Has Been Rated For The Highest Number of DUI Arrests

Rockford, Illinois unbelievably is well known for the past five years for having the highest number of DUI arrests in Illinois, or almost in the Mid West last year. Now, this is the fifth consecutive ...
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Lindsay Lohan Crashes Her Car Again While On Probation!

Lindsay Lohan While on Probation Crashes Her Car Almost Decapitating Herself. On Top of it, she lies to the Cops! Just months after breaking free from her 2007 DUI violation and probation, Lindsay ...
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