Legal Articles, Civil & Human Rights

Court Denies Comity for Foreign Divorce in Motion to Dismiss

Blog post about a divorce in Lebanon that was not upheld in Connecticut because the parties were domiciled in Connecticut.

CT Court Lacks Jurisdiction in Child Support Claim

Blog about a Connecticut court that lacked jurisdiction to hear a claim based on Tennessee residency.

Non-Profit Entitled to Attorney's Fees, Says Court

Blog about a non-profit organization being entitled to attorney's fees for representing a mother in a child custody case.

Federal Court Holds Mexican Separation Agreement Valid

Blog post about the validity of a divorce agreement that was granted in Mexico.

City of Bridgeport Lacks Standing for Product Liability Claim

Blog post about how the city of Bridgeport was unable to sue several gun manufacturers because there was a lack of standing.

Freedom of Religion in the workplace, government and everywhere else: Part 1

This article explains the basic legal history of freedom of religion in the constitution

Court Upholds UCONN Suspension of Male Student for Harassment

Blog post about a student at the University of Connecticut who appealed his suspension for sexual harassment.

Court Unconvinced by Students' Constitutional Right to Violate Dress Code

Blog post about the constitutional right of a public school to impose and enforce a dress code on students.

College Proper in Suspension for Student's Altercation, Says Court

Blog post about a student claiming his due process rights were violated by his university when he was suspended following an altercation.

Board of Education Expels Student For Sale of Prescription Drugs

Blog post about a student who was expelled for selling prescription drugs to classmates and was unable to sue to have the expulsion overturned.

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