Blog Posts in February, 2016

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  • In a changing climate, knowledge of marijuana laws is essential
    In a changing climate, knowledge of marijuana laws is essential

    Laws involving the possession and use of marijuana have gradually been getting more lenient here in Connecticut and generally throughout the country. Since 2011, it is no longer a criminal offense to ...

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  • Connecticut man arrested for violating sex offender requirements
    Connecticut man arrested for violating sex offender requirements

    It's not an exaggeration to say that being convicted of a sex crime in Connecticut can have life-long ramifications. Under Connecticut law , people convicted of certain offenses must register as sex ...

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  • Key rights to remember if you're stopped by law enforcement
    Key rights to remember if you're stopped by law enforcement

    Being stopped by the police can be a frightening event -- so much so that many people find themselves answering questions or complying with requests that they weren't required to. That can lead to ...

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  • What is disproportionate minority contact?
    What is disproportionate minority contact?

    It's widely agreed that everyone does not fare equally in the justice system in part due to differences in race and ethnicity. That includes the juvenile justice system. There's even a name for it -- ...

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