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Compassionate Use becoming more Compassionate– Illinois Medical Marijuana Updates

Posted on: July 31st, 2017 by Harter Schottland
As criminal defense attorneys, we often see individuals that are arrested for cannabis related charges.  Sometimes, it is clear that these individuals have been consuming cannabis for medicinal purposes.  Unfortunately, without a patient regist ... Read Full Article

The Appeal of Appealing your Property Taxes

Posted on: July 12th, 2017 by Harter Schottland
It has happened again.  You received that dreaded blue notice in the mail telling you at what value your house and property have been assessed.  You haven't seen your taxes yet, but you just know they will go up.  Is there anything you can do abou ... Read Full Article

Back to School

Posted on: November 12th, 2014 by Harter Schottland
This time of year marks one of our country's great migrations-- that of college kids leaving their parent's home and returning to colleges across the country. College kids are more than ready to go, and they are rarely thinking of potential legal pro ... Read Full Article

Medicinal Marijuana Moves Forward

Posted on: August 17th, 2014 by Harter Schottland
While it's been a long wait, the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules finally approved the proposed rules for the medical cannabis pilot program on Tuesday, July 15. However, this does not mean that those with qualifying diseases can go out today ... Read Full Article

Warrant Required for Cell Phone Searches

Posted on: July 5th, 2014 by Harter Schottland
In the recent case of Riley v. California, the Supreme Court was tasked to decide the reasonableness of the warrantless search of a cell phone or smart phone incident to arrest. In a point for civil rights, the Supreme Court of the United States hel ... Read Full Article

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