Theft is the Most Common Criminal Charge in Illinois

White Collar Crime The recent decision by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office not to retry Steven H. Davis, the former Chairman of Dewey & LeBoef, the once-prominent New York law firm that collapsed in bankruptcy in

The Federal Bureau of Prison's website contains of variety of statistics on it's residents.  It provides statistics on the inmate population, the staff population, inmate sentences, gender and the types of convictions.  For example, almost

When I sit down with clients they are sometimes baffled by what they are charged with, especially, when the underlying conduct involves the taking of another person’s personal property. What is the difference between Robbery,

Most of the time defendants feel that they are overcharged and many times they are right. Other times, clients feel that their conduct was not as “bad” as the charge sounds. One example of this

In Illinois, there are about 16 different types of theft offenses: Theft (720 ILCS 5/16-1), Theft or lost or mislaid property (720 ILCS 5/16-2), Identity theft (720 ILCS 5/16-30), Online theft by deception (720 ILCS