The social attitude toward child discipline has shifted over the last several decades so that many disciplinary actions previously viewed as ordinary are now understood to be harming some of the most vulnerable people in society, and the severity of the penalties and sentencing associated with criminal child abuse charges reflect that. However, the array of punishment varies widely and ultimately depends on the specific actions taken.
One topic that remains hotly debated is corporal punishment. Is it effective? [...]
October 7, 2020 Drug Crimes | Drug Trafficking | Heroin
Chicago has been cracking down on a number of hard drugs in the past year, including heroin. One particular sting just concluded after a year of investigations. This sting led to the discovery of hundreds of thousands of dollars in heroin sales and the arrest of 22 people.
This sting, the result of Operation Monticello’s Revenge, tracked the sale of more than 27 pounds of pure heroin and 57 pounds of heroin laced with fentanyl.
October 4, 2020 Impact Incarceration Program | Criminal Defense | Felonies
Boot camp is a training style that expands beyond those joining the military. In Illinois, eligible offenders can participate in the Illinois Impact Incarceration Program, frequently described as such, in exchange for a reduced sentence.
This program is unique and there’s a lot to understand about it, namely who it’s an option for and how it works. Read on to find out all you need to know about the Impact Incarceration Program for convicted felony offenders.