Blog Posts in 2016

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  • Why are people wrongfully convicted?
    Why are people wrongfully convicted?

    Wrongful convictions probably happen more than you think. The Innocence Project tracks how many people have been cleared using DNA evidence since 1989, and they note that it's happened to 347 people ...

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  • Connecticut school bus driver arrested for DUI
    Connecticut school bus driver arrested for DUI

    Law enforcement officers take all alleged drunk driving seriously. However, when someone is behind the wheel of a commercial vehicle and/or transporting multiple people, the stakes are even higher. ...

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  • MDMA may ease post-traumatic stress disorder
    MDMA may ease post-traumatic stress disorder

    Marijuana has been widely reported to have positive medical benefits for people suffering from a number of conditions. However, it still remains illegal under federal law , and state laws vary ...

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  • Earning time off for good behavior in Connecticut prisons
    Earning time off for good behavior in Connecticut prisons

    It's well known that the U.S. has a large prison population. It's been estimated that while we have 5 percent of the world's total population, we have a quarter of the known prison population. Many ...

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  • Allowing underage drinking over the holidays could cost you
    Allowing underage drinking over the holidays could cost you

    Over the next month, many Connecticut residents will be hosting holiday parties in their homes and other venues, like their country clubs. Some will be for adults only, while others will likely ...

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  • What happens if you are convicted of a felony in Connecticut?
    What happens if you are convicted of a felony in Connecticut?

    Felonies are serious business. Like most states, Connecticut has different classifications and penalties for felonies based on the severity of the crime. Classifications range from the severest, which ...

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