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  1. The State of Latinos in Law Symposium

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    Quintana Law Group was proud to attend the recent State of Latinos in Law Symposium. With over 200 people in attendance throughout the day, the event allowed the Latino legal community to develop strategies to increase the number of Latinos in the Law. The event was proceeded by the induction of the inaugural class of the Lincoln Juarez Society, an HLAI honor society for Latino legal luminaries. Quintana Law Group would like to honor those individuals for their commitment to their professions.
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  2. Illinois DUI Factbook

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    The Holy Grail of DUIs in Illinois – the “2018 Illinois DUI Fact Book” was released in January, and many citizens are still completely unaware of the changes. Here are some details published by BIZJOURNALS.COM in March. Let’s see if you’re as up to snuff on Illinois Laws as you think you are.

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  3. Possible Defenses in Drug Crimes

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    Unlawful Search and Seizure

    The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects your due process rights. This means that you and your property have the right not to be unlawfully searched and seized, or taken. Often times, it is not only what was found, but also the manner in which these things were found, that matter. For example, things such as illicit drugs found in ‘plain view’ or out in the open can automatically be seized and may give the officers probable cause to further search your property, and ultimately arrest you. However, if illicit drugs are found, but in the process of looking for these drugs, your fourth rights were violated, (and you did not consent to this search) these drugs may not be entered into evidence. Continue Reading