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What Are Common Types of Workplace Discrimination?

If you have recently experienced discrimination at work, you may feel at a loss for what to do. You may wonder if you have options to address the unfair, discriminatory treatment. Fortunately, victims of workplace discrimination have the right to report this discrimination while protected from retaliation. Workers should be aware of the types of workplace [...]

2020-10-30T07:47:23-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Tags: |Comments Off on What Are Common Types of Workplace Discrimination?

What Does It Mean to Be Exonerated?

Wrongful imprisonment is a fact of life in the American justice system. Research has uncovered some common causes of wrongful conviction. These causes include: Improper Forensics: Forensic science techniques that lack scientific validation or reliability. Eyewitness Misidentification: While eyewitness testimony is widely trusted in courtroom settings, the human memory is not infallible. False and coerced [...]

2022-02-11T10:50:14-06:00By |Categories: Civil Rights, Wrongful Conviction|Tags: |Comments Off on What Does It Mean to Be Exonerated?

What Are Leading Causes of Wrongful Convictions?

Can You Sue for Wrongful Conviction? Being convicted of a crime that you did not commit can destroy your life. Even after exoneration, the effects of wrongful conviction can persist and leave you with no idea about what to do next. What options are available? Can you sue for wrongful conviction? Yes, depending on the [...]

2022-02-11T11:24:05-06:00By |Categories: Wrongful Conviction|Tags: , |Comments Off on What Are Leading Causes of Wrongful Convictions?

Connecticut Becomes Next State Attorney General Office with Civil Rights Division

In May 2019, the Connecticut Attorney General’s Office got the green light to create a civil rights division after the Connecticut House of Representatives approved the initiative in an 82-63 vote. Attorney General William Tong, whose election platform focused heavily on the establishment of the division, joins more than 20 other state Attorneys General who [...]

2022-02-11T10:31:15-06:00By |Categories: Civil Rights|Tags: , |Comments Off on Connecticut Becomes Next State Attorney General Office with Civil Rights Division

Supreme Court Ruling Gives Plaintiffs More Time to Sue Over Fabricated Evidence

In a new Supreme Court ruling, criminal defendants will have additional time to file claims against police or prosecutors who fabricate evidence in their trials. The case, McDonough v. Smith, addresses claims of former Democratic Commissioner of the Rensselaer County Board of Elections Edward McDonough, who was acquitted in New York state court of forging [...]

2022-04-29T10:25:35-05:00By |Categories: Civil Rights|Tags: , |Comments Off on Supreme Court Ruling Gives Plaintiffs More Time to Sue Over Fabricated Evidence