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In Re Marriage of Levinson: Issues Relating to Temporary Support & Possession of Marital Residence
Terry Dodds

Well, it’s been a little while since I’ve put pen to paper (or as in this case, fingers to keys, as it should be said these days I guess), and there has certainly been a lot out there that I’ve wanted to write about, but I absolutely felt compelled to blog about this one

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Pay No Attention to The Man Behind the Curtain Because I Am Posting Anonymously Tonight
Terry Dodds

Ever posted something on an online newspaper or other website that allowed you to voice your opinion about a particular article or subject anonymously? If you’re reading this and you are connected to the World Wide Web, chances are greater than not that you have.

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Third District Appellate Court of Illinois Decision of People v. Roa
Terry Dodds

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.

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Stone v. Paddock Publications, Inc.
Terry Dodds

This interesting little lawsuit that encompasses issues relating to free speech, first amendment rights, defamation, and the Citizen Participation Act, all began because of some derogatory statements posted on a newspaper website aimed at the son of a Buffalo Grove woman who was running for village trustee.

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School Speed Zones and Phone Usage in School and Construction Zones
Terry Dodds

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.

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Recently Our Law Office, Located in Bloomington, Illinois, Has Received a Multitude of Calls
Terry Dodds

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.

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People of The State of Illinois V. Mcpeak (DUI_Drugs)
Terry Dodds

In March 2005, Samuel McPeak was stopped by a Police Officer in Lee County who noticed him not wearing his seat belt. When McPeak exited the vehicle at the Officer’s request so that he could give Mr. McPeak his ticket for the seat belt violation, the Officer noticed an odor of cannabis, which the officer testified he noticed coming from McPeak’s person.

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The Illinois Legislature Is Considering Making “sexting” a Crime. What Is It “Sexting” You Ask?
Terry Dodds

“Sexting” as the act has been termed is teens sending other teens pornographic or lewd pictures of themselves to one another.

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People V. Al Burei
Terry Dodds

Journey for Kentucky Cigarettes Beginning in 2003, Makes Second Stop at Illinois Appellate Court in 2010, After Brief Overnight Stay in Illinois Supreme Court in 2008, with its Final Destination Likely to Again be the Illinois Supreme Court

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