Coronavirus Court Closures, Social Distancing, and Working From Home

By:  Tim Black Sometimes it takes a little Coronavirus Court Closures, a little social distancing, and a little working from home to realize how much you love your job.  As I sit at my dining room table, surrounded by the mess … Continue reading

The Legalization of Marijuana is Finally Here! Update: Governor Pardons Over 11,000 Low-Level Convictions

On New Year’s Eve, the night before the long-anticipated legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Illinois, Governor Pritzker pardoned over 11,000 people with low-level marijuana convictions. Illinois is the first state to include a process for those previously convicted of … Continue reading

Illinois Attorney General’s Advice to Flooding Victims: Beware of Scams!

Per the myjournalcourier, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is warning Illinois residents who were affected by more record floods in the state this past week to beware of scammers moving into these flooded communities to exploit victims. Disaster proclamations were … Continue reading

Illinois legislature finally breaks through legalization debate: Recreational Cannabis is Coming

From Bill Hutchinson of ABC News, legalization of marijuana has successfully made it through the state legislature and is now awaiting the approval signature from Governor J. B. Pritzker, who is certainly going to sign it. Illinois is unique not … Continue reading

Marijuana Legalization is coming soon to Illinois- Here’s the Bill that could finish the process

About three weeks ago, Governor J.B. Pritzker and his allies revealed their planned bill for Recreational Marijuana legalization. The proposed legislation is an amendment to Senate Bill 7 and one of its main features is allowing persons over the age … Continue reading

Parking Ticket Victory – Chalk it Up to the Fourth Amendment

By: Tim Black Any avid reader of the LauraLaw Blog knows just how much I love the underdog.  Whether you’re nabbed by a red light camera or inundated with parking tickets, I feel your pain; and if you fight like … Continue reading