Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois

Q: Can a case be thrown out on a technicality on these circumstances

Many laws are written as in he, him, and other male pronouns. Many also do have the he/she/they to include both man and woman (and whatever other weird genders and sexes lol). Let’s say a woman committed a crime as opposed to a man because the law only uses male pronouns. Could the case be thrown out due to a technicality for this reason? A better question would be how likely is that to from a judge and jury would laugh it off or it would be thrown out immediately

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Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Absolutely not. This is not a reason to have a case dismissed. If you are facing charges, you need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

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