Tag Archives: Illinois
Portion of SAFE T Act Found Unconstitutional
The bail portion of the SAFE T Act was found to be unconstitutional by Judge Cunnington. It’s reported by multiple news outlets that this only will effect counties that filed/joined the lawsuit. An appeal to challenge this ruling would have … Continue reading →
New Laws in Illinois for 2023
– With the start of 2023 the New Year, there is always a new set of laws going into effect. More than 180 new laws are set to take effect on January 1, 2023, covering a range of issues big … Continue reading →
Remember and Observe “Scott’s Law” this Holiday Season
December 23, 2000 – LODDLieutenant Scott Gillen, 37 – Truck 27Chicago Fire Department. Chicago, IL At 2:38 AM, Truck 27 was dispatched to assist Ambulance 37 at an accident at 11400 South Bishop Ford Expressway. Upon arrival, Truck 27 positioned … Continue reading →
How Much Can An Illinois Speeding Ticket Cost ?
Every driver fears seeing the red and blue lights in their rearview mirror, but how much do drivers in Illinois have to shell out if they are found to be speeding? While the ticket itself can be expensive, what it … Continue reading →
How Much Marijuana Can I Legally Have In Illinois ?
Marijuana was made recreationally legal in 2020 in Illinois, leading many residents to hit up their local dispensary and purchase the plant. However, they may still be wondering how much they can have at a time. The amount of marijuana … Continue reading →
Odor of Burnt Cannabis Insufficient to Search a Car
In a case that should be of interest to all Illinois law enforcement officers, the Third District of Illinois held recently that the odor of burnt cannabis alone does not give officers probable cause to search much like the odor … Continue reading →
Leyden High School SD 212 Refuses to Provide Transportation for a Special Education Student
Many people in the Leyden Township community know that I do alot of work for families of special education students. Due to my advocacy it makes me and my family targets for educators to attack. Last Spring I was warned … Continue reading →
Safe-T Acts Six Major Flaws Threatening Illinoisans’ Safety
Threatening Illinoisans’ safety: Six major flaws in the SAFE-T Act’s end to cash bail – Wirepoints wirepoints.org/threatening-il… via @Wirepoints Proponents of Illinois’ SAFE-T Act claim that the law’s provisions to end the cash bail will make Illinoisans more safe once the provisions … Continue reading →
What Would the Passage of Amendment 1 Mean For Illinois Residents in November, 2022
Any worker deemed “essential” by State should be entitled to tbe same State- guaranteed entitlement benefits as government employees and teachers.This includes medical professionals and Amazon/fedex/grocery fulfillment/delivery workers. It could be worse than that. I believe that by 2030 Tier … Continue reading →
How Will the SAFE-T Act Impact You ?
In my opinion, the worst part of the Illinois SAFE-T act tucked away in the law is, “If the defendant is not brought to trial within the 90 day period required by the preceding sentence, he shall not be denied … Continue reading →