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  • When can someone assert a spousal privilege?
    When can someone assert a spousal privilege?

    There are two types of spousal privileges that people may be able to invoke if a current or former spouse is being investigated for a crime or has been arrested. There are important differences ...

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  • Your criminal case is unique; your defense should be, too
    Your criminal case is unique; your defense should be, too

    There are many different things that you have to think about when you are facing a criminal charge. The exact points depend on the circumstances of your case and your life. For example, we recently ...

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  • Do you have a green card? A conviction can get you deported
    Do you have a green card? A conviction can get you deported

    If you are living in the U.S. as a permanent resident with a green card, you know that you have to renew it on a regular basis. If you are convicted of a crime, your chances of getting your green card ...

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  • Connecticut lawmakers pass law to increase hate-crime penalties
    Connecticut lawmakers pass law to increase hate-crime penalties

    Connecticut lawmakers have passed a new law that -- if approved by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy -- will increase the penalties associated with hate crimes. According to the co-chairman of the Senate ...

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  • What actions are considered hate crimes?
    What actions are considered hate crimes?

    When a violent crime is believed to have been committed against a person because of that person's race, religion, ethnicity, disability or other characteristic, it may be prosecuted as a hate crime. ...

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  • Local police ask for resources for Sessions' crime crackdown
    Local police ask for resources for Sessions' crime crackdown

    Newly-minted Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vowed that under his helm, the Department of Justice will start cracking down on violent crime throughout the country. Sessions, a former prosecutor, ...

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