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Illinois Concealed Carry & Coronavirus

This video addresses the problems being faced by Illinois concealed carry licensees during the coronavirus and Governor Pritzker’s Stay-at-Home order. Specifically, people are being forced to choose between following the Governor’s order or committing a felony.

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Parenting Time and the Impact of COVID in Illinois Copy

With COVID becoming a pandemic, I’ve received more than a few calls about parenting time. Specifically, what is the impact of Governor Pritzker’s Stay at Home Order upon parenting time? The short answer is, it should not impact parenting time. Whatever order has been entered by the court will control

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Castle Doctrine and Illinois Law

Does Illinois have a Castle Doctrine? My answer is: it depends. Although that answer is technically accurate, it tends to leave people a tad annoyed. It doesn’t give them the “yes” or “no” that they wanted. Illinois does not have a statute titled “Castle Doctrine”. However, there are multiple statutes that

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Second Amendment Smackdown for Massachusetts

The Second Amendment protects the right to keep and bear arms. Massachusetts just got schooled on how the Second Amendment works and what instruments are protected under it in Caetano v. Mass., 577 U.S.                      (2016). If the per curiam opinion was all there was to the decision I wouldn’t be sitting here writing this

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Decorum in Litigation: Fantasy or Possibility?

Generally, there is a fair amount of decorum in litigation. However, I’ve been practicing for over ten years now and it never ceases to amaze me when lawyers completely lose their sh*t. I haven’t seen it happen often but when it does, it’s always a surprise and quite the spectacle. It’s so rare

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Illinois Concealed Carry Law, Part 3 – 430 ILCS 66

In Part 2 of this series on the Illinois Concealed Carry Law, I discussed the types of weapons that can be carried, the areas where you’re allowed to carry, and the penalties for a violation of the law. The concealed carry law is officially codified as “Firearm Concealed Carry Act” and you

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Illinois Concealed Carry Law, Part 2 – 430 ILCS 66

In Part I of this series on the Illinois Concealed Carry Law I discussed the issuance of permits, the qualifications for obtaining a permit, and the training you need to get a permit. The concealed carry law is officially codified as “Firearm Concealed Carry Act” at 430 ILCS 66, et. seq. In this part, I’m

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Illinois Concealed Carry Law – 430 ILCS 66

The Illinois Concealed Carry law is in full effect and people are carrying handguns on the streets. The concealed carry law is officially codified as “Firearm Concealed Carry Act” at 430 ILCS 66, et. seq. This post will be the first in a series covering the law of concealed carry here in Illinois.

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