Blog Posts in September, 2014

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  • What is the mandatory minimum sentence for property crimes?
    What is the mandatory minimum sentence for property crimes?

    A mandatory minimum sentence means that if you plead guilty to or are found guilty of a crime, the judge or jury is bound by law to impose at least a certain penalty. It is possible for the defendant ...

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  • Criminal charges and student defendants
    Criminal charges and student defendants

    College is traditionally a time for Connecticut students to get a first taste of freedom, but with that freedom comes additional responsibilities. College students are not exempt from peer pressure or ...

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  • Woman sentenced to 6 months for drunk driving
    Woman sentenced to 6 months for drunk driving

    A Connecticut woman who reportedly struck and killed two men while driving under the influence of alcohol was sentenced to just six months in in jail after pleading guilty to drunk driving. As part of ...

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  • Drug trafficking versus drug possession
    Drug trafficking versus drug possession

    Any time a Connecticut resident is found in possession of illegal drugs or prescription drugs without a valid prescription, drug possession charges may result. Whether or not the person is charged ...

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