Jim Ryan & Associates
Free Consultation:

December 2016 Archives

Investigation uncovers systematic abuse of young gymnasts

An investigation conducted by the Indianapolis Star and USA Today discovered a massive and systemic abuse of young competitive gymnasts. The victims were aged 6 to 16 and primarily girls. The abuse ranged from secretly filming the girls in their changing rooms to inappropriate touching, and even sexual exploitation. This post will go over the findings from the investigation.

DUI incidents increase during the winter holidays

It may not seem immediately clear, but yes, drunken driving incidents do increase over the winter holidays. In some places, they increase by impressive margins over regular drinking rates. Data collected by Scram Systems found troubling increases in drinking from November to December. This post will go over the data and what it may mean for you.

U.S. experiences spike in hate crimes

The FBI noted a significant spike in hate crime activity against Muslim Americans, 67 percent over last year and a six percent increase for all groups, in the days following the election. The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that it received more than 700 allegations of harassment and potential hate crimes in the handful of days after the election.

Contact Our Firm

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Email Us For A Response

1555 Bond St
Suite 103
Naperville, IL 60563

Fax: 630-596-9402
Naperville Law Office Map

The Law Office of Gregory N. Smith
December 2016 Archives | Naperville Criminal Defense Blog