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