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No Probable Cause, Preliminary Hearing; Cocaine

Posted on May 6, 2013

In Criminal Law case the People v. C.M. on February 25, 2013 there was a finding of no probable cause at the preliminary hearing for felony charges of possession of cocaine. The charges carried a term in the State penitentiary for a period of one to three years. After the finding by the judge that there […]

Driving on Revoked License Motion Granted Dismissed

Posted on April 24, 2013

In Criminal Law Case People v. J.M. on April 4, 2012 there was a finding of No Probable Cause during the Preliminary Hearing at the courthouse located in Chicago commonly referred to as 51st and Wentworth, Branch 48. The defendant was charged with a felony count of retail theft outside of J.C. Penny’s for his alleged taking of […]

Preliminary Hearing, No Probable Cause Felony Theft

Posted on April 5, 2013

In a U.S. Supreme Court Criminal Law Case on March 26, 2013 the highest court of our land found a dog drug sniff of a person’s home from the porch of that residence that indicated the presence of contraband was an illegal search under the 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution and because that evidence was unlawfully […]

Former Supreme Court Justice Mary Ann McMorrow passes

Posted on March 11, 2013

A sad day in Criminal Law, former Supreme Court Justice Mary Ann McMorrow has passed away at age 83. She was the first female on the Illinois Supreme Court, and also the first female Chief Justice. Her legal career was filled with enormous integrity and wisdom, this small post could not even begin to serve a […]

Peterson Sentenced to 38 Years

Posted on February 21, 2013

Criminal Law update from Joliet, Illinois. Drew Peterson was sentenced today to 38 years in an Illinois State Penitentiary. Months ago he was convicted of the murder of his fourth wife Kathleen Savio in the nationally publicized trial. Peterson’s trial team, minus lead attorney Joel Brodsky, filed the motion for a new trial based on many alleged […]

Illinois Sentencing Penalties Added to Website

Posted on February 19, 2013

Criminal Law attorneys David S. Olshansky & Associates are constantly updating their website to include helpful tools and information for those charged or interested in Criminal Law. Last week the Criminal Law firm added a Penalties in Illinois section which includes the breakdown of Felony, Misdemeanor potential punishments under Illinois law. The felony section reads as follows: […]