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February 16, 2020 Criminal Defense | Miranda Rights
It’s a common trope in crime TV: someone is arrested and they’re told they have the right to remain silent, among other things.
This is what most people think of when they hear the term “Miranda Rights,” and these rights are legally guaranteed to all US citizens should they be arrested. There’s more to your Miranda rights than simply not having to speak, though.
These rights are an integral part of keeping the justice system fair, impartial, and unbiased. Law [...]
February 14, 2020 Involuntary Servitude
One of the great benefits of capitalism is that people are guaranteed pay for the work they do. The US has one of the most robust economies in the world, along with a high standard of living.
These factors combined make the US, and particularly large cities like Chicago, attractive to immigrants.
That said, because many migrant workers don’t have any resources in the US, they are vulnerable to exploitation.Involuntary Servitude and Immigrants in Illinois
Involuntary servitude is the [...]