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Wire Fraud FAQs

Federal Crimes
Federal Wire Fraud Defense Attorneys

Q. What is wire fraud? A. Wire fraud generally refers to fraud or theft crimes that are committed using any type of electronic communication device. If someone uses television, radio, telephones, emails, social media apps, banking transactions, or the internet to defraud people of money or other things of value, then they can be charged with wire fraud. The term wire fraud most commonly refers to federal cases because the federal government has jurisdiction over nearly ...

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Federal Drug Conspiracy FAQs

Criminal Defense
Federal Drug Conspiracy Defense Attorneys

Q. What makes a drug crime a conspiracy? A. A conspiracy is simply an agreement between two or more people to commit a criminal act. The agreement does not have to be express, so long as the participants in the conspiracy knew generally that they were planning to commit illegal acts together. In drug cases, it means that the government believes that two or more people were working together to manufacture or sell illegal drugs. You ...

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Sexual Assault FAQs

Criminal Defense
CT Sexual Assault Defense Attorneys

Q. What kind of evidence is required to prove a sexual assault? A. People often believe that physical evidence, like DNA or observable physical injuries, are required to prove a sexual assault, but this is not true. Many defendants have been convicted (sometimes wrongly) based upon the testimony of an alleged sexual assault victim and little else. The law does not require any specific type of evidence to convict someone of sexual assault. The law only ...

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How Stoned Can You Be to Legally Drive in Connecticut?

Criminal Defense
DUI/DWI Attorneys in CT

With the recent opening of legal retail marijuana shops in neighboring Massachusetts, authorities report they are on watch for the impact on Connecticut residents, especially drivers. Whether people use marijuana in Massachusetts and then drive across state lines or transport marijuana from Massachusetts and use it in Connecticut, police officers can stop and arrest drivers suspected of being under the influence of the drugs. This often leads to the question: How stoned is too stoned to ...

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Retaliation Against Students by Their Coaches and Professors

Title IX
Title IX lawyer

Title IX protects students and employees of schools from any type of sex discrimination. If sex discrimination does occur, you have the right to report the discrimination to your school’s Title IX office or to a trusted school employee. When you file a complaint, you should expect that the school will take the necessary action to resolve the matter and protect you from further discrimination. However, too often, when students report discriminatory acts, instead of getting ...

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