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Observations from a Prospective Juror: My Day at the Hartford Superior Court

Posted in Litigation

Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to conduct "voir dire" — an outdated Latin phrase meaning "to speak the truth" — which is the process in which we select jurors for a possible trial.   (Why we are all still forced to use the phrase "voir dire" instead of "juror questioning" is perhaps a… Continue Reading

CHRO Ruling Holds that Learning and Mental Disabilities (Attention Deficit Disorder) Must be Accommodated on Promotion Test

Posted in CHRO & EEOC, Discrimination & Harassment, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Litigation

A few weeks ago, I pondered the impact that the Connecticut Supreme Court’s decision in Curry v. Allan S. Goodman would have on cases involving learning and mental disabilities. Turns out, I didn’t need to wait long at all. A CHRO Hearing Officer has already used that decision to chime in and indicate that  must… Continue Reading