Legal Question in Civil Rights Law in Illinois

How long can the police hold a person for questioning in Illinois before they have to either bring forth charges or release them?

Asked on 5/31/13, 11:49 am

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Chen Kasher Chen Kasher
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They can hold the person for as long as they'd like, but the person is free to go and can ask to leave. Generally, the person also has a right not to speak with them in the first place.

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Answered on 6/02/13, 7:12 am

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