In Chicago, according to numbers provided by the city, on March 30, the domestic abuse hotline received 104 calls, the highest daily volume in over a year.
Illinois Department of Corrections officials say they have restored attorney-client phone calls at Stateville and Hill prisons, acknowledging that pandemic-related restrictions on inmate movement had forced officials to temporarily suspend the calls.
COVID-19 has peaked the levels of all citizens in the US, including those incarcerated. Cook County inmates have begun denying ordinary nourishment, a form of hunger strike, in the hopes of receiving better treatment and conditions in their county jail in the heart of Chicago, Illinois.
Arrests are terrifying. Even when the arrestee believes they’re innocent or has legitimate reasons for their actions, being detained by authorities can be so harrowing that they forget they’re owed due process.
Every criminal defense attorney in Chicago has encountered it: A client’s cash assets are taken by authorities at O’Hare Airport with little or no explanation.
Keep Your Driving Privileges One of the most devastating effects of a DUI conviction is losing your rights to drive. Your job, your social activities … Read more
Last week, the Law Office of Edward Johnson’s Criminal Defense Blog wrote an article concerning the Chicago Police perjury issue. Because of the Chicago Tribune’s … Read more
Defense Team Chicagoland Criminal Defense Lawyer Mr. Johnson was named one of the “Top 20 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Chicago” in 2018 by Expertise … Read more
Investigations One of the most crucial steps in fighting the charges against a client in the investigation. In order to win a client’s case, we … Read more
Rehabilitation If you suffer from drug or alcohol addiction, when the trial is over, the case is not necessarily closed. Rehabilitation is the next step … Read more