Chicago Public Schools take measures to protect children after White House Immigration Order

Per Juan Perez Jr. of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Public School system  is taking action against the federal governments broadened measures in detaining illegal immigrants. While no ICE agents have yet attempted to detain any students or parents in … Continue reading

Illinois Justice Commission soon to announce final plans on decreasing prison population

Bruce Rauner’s Criminal Justice Reform Commission is set to release their final recommendations on how to safely reduce the Illinois prison population by 25% by the year 2025. The Commission was formed on an Executive Order by Rauner on February 11, … Continue reading

Police and Amazon Going to Battle Over Privacy Rights of Amazon Echo in Murder Case

In an interesting twist to a first degree murder case in Bentonville, Arkansas, privacy rights and Amazon’s device, the Amazon Echo, are being roped into the investigation.  James Andrew Bates is charged with the murder of Victor Collins, who was … Continue reading

Happy New Year! 2016 Year In Review

By:  Timothy M. Black This time last year, I was sitting in the lobby of the Swan Hotel at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, eating a Mickey Mouse-shaped cookie, reflecting on the year that was and dreaming about the … Continue reading

Beware of DUI Checkpoints

As we noted last year, tonight is the biggest drinking night of the year…and the biggest night for DUI Checkpoints and DUI patrols.  And every year, like clockwork, people ignore the “Blackout Wednesday” warnings of extra DUI Patrols and DUI Checkpoints, … Continue reading

Last Week in Review – Tim’s Car Breaks Down During Cubs World Series, Halloween, DUI Defense, & Criminal Defense

Posted by: Timothy M. Black The Cubs celebrate after winning the 2016 World Series. Hey, remember when the Cubs won the World Series?  I know it seems like that was a lifetime ago, but remember when droves of children dressed … Continue reading