prostitution

Important new bill in legislature would expunge felonies

March 26, 2012
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In the current legislative session, Illinois lawmakers are considering a very important new statute to be added to the criminal code. Senate Bill 3349, proposed by Senator Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago), would create a special type of probation for felonies that can be expunged. If signed by the governor, a defendant with a pending felony would […]

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I got arrested by an undercover officer. Is that entrapment?

February 1, 2010
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Under Illinois law, a person arrested for a criminal offense when the police have acted deceptively (e.g., undercover) may be able to assert a defense of entrapment.

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