Criminal/DUI Defense Blog

Hearing Addresses Connecticut Medical Marijuana Concerns

by Field Law Office, LLC |Drugs, Marijuana

Lawmakers, farmers, and cancer survivors were among the many that gathered into a hearing room to discuss upcoming medical marijuana regulations in the state. There were proposals that were applauded and those that were not. But as the proposed regulations… Read More

Proposed Law Would Cement Your Right to Record CT Police

by Field Law Office, LLC |Police

Most of us have a recording device on us at all times. With the prevalence of smart phones, we all have the potential to record some pretty damning (or vindicating) footage. And though we’ve come a long way since the… Read More

Are Bridgeport Police Brutal or Just “Bad Apples”?

by Field Law Office, LLC |Drugs, Police

Several recent incidents of police brutality in Bridgeport has many community leaders up in arms, asking for something major to be done. But Police Chief Joseph Gaudett Jr. and Mayor Bill Finch say it’s nothing more than a few “bad… Read More

Bridgeport Police Embroiled in Brutality Cases

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

One brutality case is bad enough, but when you have several pending at the same time, it could be a sign of a big problem. The Bridgeport Police Department currently has officers named in three separate cases, each alleging brutality…. Read More

Will CT Lawmakers Make Things Easier for Ex-Cons?

by Field Law Office, LLC |Conviction, Drugs, Prison

When you serve your time, you pay your debt to society, and you are released from prison, shouldn’t you have a fair shot at rebuilding your life? Many would say yes—that getting a job and having housing is crucial in… Read More

East Haven Police to Adjust to Changes in DOJ Decree

by Field Law Office, LLC |Police

The East Haven Police Department has been at the center of a long-running controversy, or controversies. They have been accused, among other things, of racial profiling and civil rights abuses. As a result of the federal Department of Justice investigation,… Read More

“Operation Slim Fast” Results in Bridgeport Cocaine Busts

by Field Law Office, LLC |Drugs, Police

The Bridgeport Safe Streets Task Force made 19 arrests in their investigation “Operation Slim Fast,” according to the Connecticut Post. The investigation lasted seven months and resulted in numerous drug and weapons charges, specifically targeting the Marina Village public housing… Read More

Woman Claims She Was Arrested for Recording New Haven Cops

by Field Law Office, LLC |Police, Record

Last year the people of Connecticut were reassured that the police couldn’t arrest them for videotaping police action unless that recording interfered with the police work in some capacity. Try telling that to 35-year old Jennifer Gondola, who was arrested… Read More

Connecticut Lawmakers Address Videotaping of Police

by Field Law Office, LLC |Evidence, Police

Connecticut Senators passed a measure last week that would clarify both to law enforcement and citizens, the right to videotape cops when acting in their official duties. In addition, lawmakers passed another bill that serves to strengthen racial profiling prevention… Read More

East Haven Police Chief Steps Down Amid Racial Profiling Scandal

by Field Law Office, LLC |Police

The town of East Haven has been at the center of national headlines concerning race relations and law enforcement for some time now. The chief in the center of this scandal announced his resignation early this week after an insensitive… Read More

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