Blog Posts in March, 2014

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  • Connecticut man may not be deported after felony removed
    Connecticut man may not be deported after felony removed

    A Connecticut man originally from Ecuador may be able to remain in the United States after a felony conviction was removed from his record. The man is a 14-year resident of the United States. He is in ...

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  • No criminal charges filed for Connecticut man who shot son
    No criminal charges filed for Connecticut man who shot son

    A Connecticut man who shot and killed his own son, fearing that an intruder was breaking into his sister's home, will not face criminal charges in connection with the 2012 shooting. In September 2012, ...

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  • Judge says no bail for accused shoplifting millionaire
    Judge says no bail for accused shoplifting millionaire

    Residents in Connecticut don't often associate shoplifting with flight risk. But, prosecutors in another state have deemed a suspect to have good reason and the means to flee theft charges unless he ...

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  • Who can consent to a police search of private property?
    Who can consent to a police search of private property?

    In the world of criminal law, the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is of paramount importance. This legal provision affords property owners protection against unlawful searches and requires ...

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  • Reprieve for Connecticut juvenile offenders supported by public
    Reprieve for Connecticut juvenile offenders supported by public

    The General Assembly is working on legislation to change the future for many juveniles who are convicted of serious felonies. It is based on two particular U.S. Supreme Court decisions. In 2010, life ...

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