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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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The Evil Truth About Document Review

I first heard about document review about two years after becoming a lawyer. “Doc review” simply wasn’t that big of a deal to the people I met and worked with. As I learned more about it I realized the potential it held for large cases where massive amounts of information

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Keynote Speaker at Police Training Unit MTU-16

Speaking at Police Training Unit MTU-16 Recently, I was invited to be the key-note speaker for the Tri-River Police Training Region – MTU 16 sessions of Illinois’ new concealed carry law. The instructor was Darryl Stroud, Ph.D. who is a Commander of the University Park Police Department. He has served

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Act, Part IV

In Part I, II, and III of this series on the Illinois Medical Cannabis Act we covered the framework of the law, the distribution channels, and some of the prohibitions against when and where medical cannabis can be used. In this last section of the series, we’re going to talk about use of cannabis

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Act, Part III

In Part I of my discussion on the Illinois Medical Cannabis Act we covered the purpose of the Act along with the medical conditions covered by the Act. In Part II of my discussion, I covered the supply chain that Illinois will establish to control the flow of medical cannabis to the end users.

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Act, Part II

In Part I of my discussion on the Illinois Medical Cannabis Act we covered the purpose of the Act along with the medical conditions covered by the Act. The full title of the Act is “Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act”. A good deal of language was taken directly from the

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Act, Part I

The new year ushered in a group of new laws, including the Illinois Medical Cannabis Act. Codified at 410 ILCS 130 et. seq., the statute’s full title is: “Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act.” This is going to be the first in a series of posts on this new law.

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Google Glass While Driving

A southern California woman was ticketed in October of last year for speeding and using Google Glass while driving. The Google Glass charge was actually for having a video device in front of the driver’s headrest. It’s a law designed to keep drivers from being distracted while operating a motor

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Illinois Cell Phone Law – 625 ILCS 5/12-610.2

The first day of 2014 saw a new Illinois cell phone law, codified at 625 ILCS 5/12-610.2. This new law will restrict the use of cell phones in vehicles beyond that in place from last year. In the past, you would be able to drive your car and use your cell

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