Episode 487 (Duration 32:12) Illinois has one of the broadest expungement and sealing laws in the country. Listen in to this 30 minute interview with an Illinois attorney who explains the issues in terms easy to understand and follow.
Illinois criminal law attorney Jeffrey Hall from Peoria helped draft the new cannabis related DUI subsection that appeared in the Illinois Cannabis decriminalization law. (Or should I say, “Illinois's version of decriminalization”?)
The new Illinois marijuana law may be the first step towards full decriminalization of small amounts of cannabis (or maybe not). In episode 207, friend of the podcast, Ken Wang, drops by to walk us through the new law. You don't want to miss this; it was a full debriefing. [Read more…]
Is my case automatically expunged if I win a pardon? Well, one should know that automatically, there is no right to expungement in Illinois after a pardon. [Read more…]
Expungement in Illinois does not follow automatically after a pardon. The trial court denied this petition for expungement after the defendant had been pardoned by the governour. No error here. [Read more…]