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In the recent Third District Appellate Court of Illinois decision of People v. Roa, the third district again addressed an issue that seems to surface more regularly than one would think in criminal cases: that issue being how long of a detention is too long by officers when making a routine traffic stop.
Did you know that pursuant to the Illinois Dramshop Act that each bar, liquor store, or liquor establishment who contributed to the intoxication of someone who later causes personal injury to another might be liable to reimburse the injured party or their loved ones for losses they may have incurred?
As many of you may already be aware (hopefully not because you have already been ticketed for violating this new statute), the Illinois Legislature passed a new law that took effect on January 1, 2010, limiting the usage of cellular phones in school and construction zones.
Recently our Law Office, located in Bloomington, Illinois, has Received a Multitude of Calls Claiming that Someone from our Office with a Very Thick Foreign Accent Calling from a Number with a (309) Area Code Represents Our Office.
“Sexting” as the act has been termed is teens sending other teens pornographic or lewd pictures of themselves to one another.
Alright, I had to blog about this one. It just didn’t sit well at all with me, mainly because it seemed like a complete overreach by governmental authorities.