If you’re like most people, you’ve seen the protests – and the resulting arrests – that are sweeping across the nation. But what happens if you protest in Illinois? Do protesters have rights? Here’s what you need to know about protesters’ rights in Illinois. Protesters’ Rights in Illinois Under the First Amendment to the Constitution,…

The city of Chicago’s police force has created a new website that features videos and photos of looting from all around the city, and they’re asking for the public’s help in identifying the people depicted. The police have made more than a hundred arrests related to the looting, which occurred during the second week of…

If you’re like most people, you’ve heard of disorderly conduct charges – but did you know that “disorderly conduct” is more of an umbrella term? It covers a lot of things; it’s kind-of a catch-all for police and the courts. They use the crime of disorderly conduct to describe any offense that disturbs the peace…

If you’re like most people, you’re not sure what happens if someone files a false police report – is it a crime, and if it is, can you go to jail for it? Here’s what you need to know. What Happens if You File a False Police Report? You can get in trouble for filing…

  If you’ve been charged with disorderly conduct in Skokie (or in Chicago, Rolling Meadows or any of the surrounding communities), you probably have several questions—including: What happens after you’re charged with disorderly conduct in Skokie? What are the possible consequences of disorderly conduct in Skokie? Can I get a disorderly conduct charge off my…