The Shiller Preyar Law Offices are dedicated to social justice issues on a local scale in the Chicagoland area as well as on a national scale. Our blog is a useful space to keep up with current legal news, firm updates and upcoming events.
Every day, the people elected to the legislative branches in our city, state and federal government’s wake up thinking of new laws to pass. As a result, the beginning of every year brings a bunch of new laws that people must become familiar with. Unfortunately, this year is no different.
Brendan Shiller speaks on sentencing guidelines. Defendants may be subjected to harsher sentencing based on newer laws. Is this an appropriate way for the justice system to function? Will this achieve uniformity throughout federal sentencing?
Here is a radical cost-savings proposal that will reduce the size of the government, even the playing field, accommodate tort reform, and should be supported by everyone.