Illinois House approves criminal justice reform bill

Some good news about the legal reforms across the US has come today from the Illinois’ House of Representatives. A newly adopted criminal justice reform bill [SB2872] was approved by a vote of 83-26, meaning that a brand new type of approach would be now on put in place in the crime-plagued state…

Plan ahead to avoid driving under the influence and DUI accidents

The Fourth of July weekend means a lot of family time, BBQs, fireworks and flags, and many miles of road trips. It also means more drunk drivers driving everywhere across the US. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 4th of July is one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to DUI accidents. In 2014, half of the fatalities included a person driving under the influence, and 41% had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) over the drinking and driving legal limit of .08.