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August 14, 2019 Sex Trafficking | Sex Crimes
Sex trafficking is a growing problem nationwide, and Illinois has some of the highest sex trafficking rates in the country. Accordingly, sex trafficking is a major priority for law enforcement, and sex trafficking charges are increasing.
In fact, the enhanced efforts to eliminate sex trafficking may even lead to overzealous policing, and result in innocent people being charged.
Those working in positions — legal and otherwise — that could possibly be affected by Illinois state sex trafficking laws would do [...]
August 10, 2019 Probation Violations
Although it is certainly far more preferable to time spent behind bars, you are still very much under the supervision of the criminal justice system if you’re placed on probation.
Judges will often commute a prison sentence to probation for low-level and/or first-time offenders. If you’re on probation, your prison sentence is suspended and you’re allowed to remain in the Chicago community — so long as you meet certain conditions.
A probation program lays out strict terms that you’re legally [...]