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Sextortion and Pornography Crime Scams

New Haven Criminal Defense Lawyers Representing Clients in Sextortion and Pornography Crime Scams When you are on the computer or sending emails on your smartphone, it is easy to click on websites and links without even realizing what images and content you are accessing. Sometimes people unknowingly access websites that place unlawful material on their...

Doing Time in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Before the coronavirus pandemic, an increasing number of people were coming to the realization that prisons were over-crowded, that over-incarceration was itself a critical societal problem, and that the half-century “civil war on crime” was both ill-conceived and racially discriminatory. Too many people were doing too much time. Now, the global reach of Covid-19 and...

Title IX and Minority Rights

Under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, students and employees of colleges and universities are protected against discrimination on the basis of sex. Under Title IX, those protections extend to educational programs and activities, including campus athletics, Greek organizations, and other university clubs. Any college or university that receives federal funding, unless it...

How Long Do Schools Have to Complete their Title IX Investigation?

Colleges, universities, and other educational institutions have a legal duty to prevent sex-based discrimination and sexual harassment. Indeed, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all schools and educational programs that receive any type of federal funding. When discrimination or harassment complaints are filed, schools...
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