Category Archives: Sex Crimes

Illinois Poised to Stiffen Offender Registry

On behalf of Law Office of Steven Haney posted in Sexual Assault on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Currently, Illinois has some of the harshest sex registration penalties in the country. In an effort to avoid jail time, many accept plea agreements which shorten the time their names will appear on the sex offender registry. However, even with these stiff penalties in place, officials in the Senate are attempting to extend the required registration time to 15 years instead of 10, which isContinue reading