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An Overview of Crime in Connecticut

Criminal Defense
Criminal Defense Lawyers in CT

The criminal laws and justice system in Connecticut can be extremely complex and confusing. Every now and then, it’s important to take a broader look at how crime is treated in our state and the types of cases that are heard by state criminal courts. No matter what type of criminal case, however, it’s critical to be represented by a law firm that has extensive experience in the Connecticut criminal court system from the very start. ...

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Anti-Male Bias Claims Under Title IX

Title IX
Title IX Lawyers in CT

A former Texas A&M University male student recently filed a claim against the school alleging he suffered gender-based discrimination in violation of his rights under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. This is another instance of a growing trend. While Title IX has been more closely associated with claims brought by females regarding discrimination in athletics or as victims of sexual assault or harassment, it’s important to remember that Title IX protects all ...

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Don’t Let Your Traffic Tickets Spiral out of Control!

Traffic Crimes
Traffic Crime Attorneys in CT

If you drive for great lengths of time, you may believe that traffic tickets are just an inevitable part of life. Many of us regularly do five or 10 miles an hour above the posted speed limit, roll at stop signs, or try to “beat” a yellow light to make it through an intersection. Unfortunately, these common minor indiscretions have the potential to result in surprisingly serious consequences—particularly when they’re not handled properly by an experienced ...

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It’s Never Too Early to Start Thinking About a Connecticut Expungement

Expungement
Expungement Attorneys in CT

Being convicted of a crime is a serious matter that can have a lasting impact on your life. This is true for even relatively minor offenses, and the collateral professional or educational consequences of a conviction can far outlast any sentence imposed by the court. Fortunately, Connecticut law recognizes that people deserve second chances and allows people to obtain a pardon to clear their criminal records, a process often referred to as “expungement.” At Duffy Law, ...

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High School Student Brings Multi-Million Dollar Title IX Claim

Title IX
Title IX Attorneys in CT

A 15-year-old female student is suing Metro Nashville Public Schools for $3 million, claiming that the school violated her civil rights under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. The case stems from an alleged incident that took place in a classroom. One student secretly videoed another student engaging in unwanted sexual activity with the female student. The video was published on the Internet resulting in humiliation and backlash against the female student. The ...

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