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Tens of Thousands of Marijuana Convictions to Be Cleared

Marijuana is set to become legal in the state of Illinois in January 2020, making hundreds of thousands of people eligible for expungement of marijuana-related offenses from their records.

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Understanding the Difference Between Probation and Supervision

Being subject to probation or supervision after being found guilty of a crime is never an ideal situation to be in since your freedom will be limited to a large extent. However, either outcome could be a great alternative to jail time.

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Illinois Man Allegedly Runs Into Cornfield to Escape Police

A 41-year-old Illinois man has been charged with drug possession, weapons possession and assaulting a police officer after allegedly attempting to flee from a McDonough County Sheriff’s Office deputy during the early morning hours of Aug. 8.

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Illinois Man Facing 10 Drug Charges Sentenced to Probation

A 33-year-old Illinois man who was facing 10 drug possession, manufacturing and delivery charges will not be spending any time behind bars. The Decatur resident was sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to a single count of possessing a controlled substance with the intent to deliver.

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Men Found with $11,400 of Ecstasy During Traffic Stop

A 31-year old man and a 23-year old man from Illinois have been charged with possessing an estimated $11,400 worth of ecstasy. The drugs were allegedly found during a routine traffic stop by a McHenry County Sheriff’s deputy.

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Illinois Man with 10 Prior Felonies Sentenced

An Illinois man with 10 prior felony convictions has been sentenced to 201 months in a federal prison for possession of heroin and cocaine with the intent to distribute, threatening a federal official and mailing threatening letters to federal officials.

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Illinois Police Seize Drugs During Residence Search

Police in Illinois charged a 29-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man with drug possession and drug possession with the intent to distribute after allegedly discovering significant quantities of cocaine and heroin in their Coles County residence.

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Helping Your High School Student Overcome Drug Possession Charges

Certain kinds of questionable decisions seem to go hand-in-hand with teenage rebellion. Underage drinking, even drinking and driving, is a common way for teenagers to push back at social boundaries.

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What Illinois Law Says About Underage Drinking and Driving

Drivers in Illinois who are under the age of 21 are subject to a zero-tolerance drunk driving law. For a first offense, an individual will lose his or her license for three months, and the penalty increases to six months for refusing to take a alcohol test.

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Illinois Supreme Court Takes up ‘Revenge Porn’ Issue

The Illinois Supreme Court has heard arguments concerning “revenge porn,” defined as the distribution of sexually explicit content without the subject’s consent.

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