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Jun 26, 2017
Judges will be encouraged to prescribe longer sentences for repeat gun offenders under a plan signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner. The legislation changes gun sentencing laws so that instead of a range of three to 14 years for some repeat gun crimes, judges would hand out sentences of...
Jun 20, 2017
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Jun 15, 2017
The American Bar Association on Tuesday asked Congress to vote against a tort reform bill that would impose a nationwide cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases, saying that such matters are better left in the hands of the states. H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act, is...
Jun 14, 2017
The law would allows pets to be included in protective orders for domestic violence in an an effort to prevent abusers from using pets as leverage against their...
Jun 13, 2017
Karen has been an attorney with Dolan Law since 2008. She will continue to represent and advocate for clients in the areas of wrongful death, personal injury and crime victim lawsuits....
Jun 7, 2017
Gizzell’s horrific death sparked outrage across the city and revealed multiple failures in the state’s beleaguered and chronically underfunded child-welfare system. Helen Ford, the grandmother of Gizzell, an 8-year-old girl, who was found emaciated and strangled in a filthy Chicago apartment will spend the rest of her life in prison...
Jun 7, 2017
Andrea Constand has said Bill Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 2004 while she was working for Temple University’s women’s basketball team. On Tuesday, in a Pennsylvania courtroom, she told her story publicly for the first...
Jun 7, 2017
A judge in Michigan ordered arrest warrants on Tuesday for three Michigan State football players who were accused of sexually assaulting a woman in an on-campus...
Jun 5, 2017
House Bill 223 would expand the state’s domestic violence laws to cover dating partners. Current law restricts the criminal charge to couples who are married or living together, meaning offenders who are not living with or married to their victim can only be charged with simple battery. A piece of...
Jun 2, 2017
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (D-IL) joined together to introduce a resolution in the House and Senate establishing June 2nd as “National Gun Violence Awareness Day” and designating June as “National Gun Violence Awareness Month.” Every day in America, an average...