Category Archives: Publications

Employers Can’t Retaliate Against Family, Friends

The following article appeared in the January 31, 2011 edition of the Connecticut Law Tribune. By Mark Dumas Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act prohibits companies from retaliating against employees who file discrimination charges, but does the act … Continue reading

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Data Provides Wherewithal For Savvy Litigators

The following article appeared in the August 23, 2010 edition of the Connecticut Law Tribune. Locational information becomes key element in some trials By Mark Dumas For the past decade, electronic discovery focused on finding digital evidence that had physical … Continue reading

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Low-profile ruling could have high impact

The following article appeared in the September 7, 2009 edition of the Connecticut Law Tribune. By Andrew Crumbie and Mark Dumas For Connecticut municipalities, Ricci v. DeStefano, otherwise known as the New Haven firefighters lawsuit, was easily this year’s most … Continue reading

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Beware of data floating in the clouds

The following article appeared in the August 24, 2009 edition of the Connecticut Law Tribune. Beware of Data Floating in the Clouds: Internet-based operating programs can pose headaches for litigators It seems like every few months lawyers who want to … Continue reading

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A commitment to play by the rules

The following article appeared in the March 30, 2009 edition of the Connecticut Law Tribune. By Andrew R. Crumbie and Mark Dumas Occupational fraud can impact almost any business from multinational conglomerates to your local deli. When fraud occurs, it … Continue reading

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A better way to online access of public records

The following article appeared in the March 15, 2009 editions of the Connecticut Post and Danbury News-Times. By MARK DUMAS This week is Sunshine Week. If you have not heard of it before, Sunshine Week is a national initiative lead … Continue reading

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