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If I ask for my attorney, can a police officer continue to question me?

I recently got pulled in for questioning and I asked to have my attorney present. The police officer kept going back and forth with me, telling me that it wasn't an interrogation and that it's not something that requires an attorney. He told me that we were just "having a chat". Regardless, I didn't really say much of anything. I knew my rights. My question is, do I have a case against the officer and the department because they didn't stop talking to me when I asked for my attorney to be present. I don't actually have an attorney, but I was bluffing.

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    Timothy J. Thill | Timothy J. Thill P.C.
    261 E. Quincy ST
    Riverside, IL 60546
    (708) 443-1200
    Although the officer's behavior was not proper, I seriously doubt that you have any type of civil action. Police have broad immunity against civil lawsuits. I commend you for your intelligence in keeping your mouth shut, you would not believe how many poor souls break down and give a statement which comes back to bite them in the "henie", if you know what I mean!
    Answer Applies to: Illinois - Replied: 2/27/2013
    Carlos H. Davalos | The Law Office of Carlos H. Davalos
    1608 N. 16th Ave.
    Melrose Park, IL 60160
    (773) 312-0234
    Nope, all questioning must cease, unless you waive your right to counsel at a later point.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois - Replied: 2/27/2013
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