On January 1st, 2023, the SAFE-T Act will go into effect in the state of Illinois, making it the first state in the United States to abolish cash bail. The SAFE-T Act is an acronym for ‘Safety, Accountability, Fairness, and Equity-Today’. The act is intended to reduce arrests and limit those put away based on the crime. Here is an overview of what the act entails.
Moral turpitude is an act or behavior which can cause a jury to look upon you as a bad person. If you are charged with a crime which the court considers a “crime of moral turpitude” your trustworthiness or credibility can become an issue to a court or jury or employer. Crimes of moral turpitude […]