Department of the Obvious Department

Posted by James Aspell | Jan 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

I was rocked to my core as much as anyone by the unfathomable tragedy that befell the Petit family in 2007 and as a matter of political necsessity, I understand the need to "do something" that all pols feel is required in this stituation. I just dont really buy that these measure would have made one iota of difference in this situation. Let's be frank. Crimes like these defy all logic. Nothing like this has ever, to my knowledge, happened in this State. Criminals like these alleged two perpetrators defy logic and are completely unpredicatble. Update the statutes. Enact new laws. But dont fool yourselves that you can legislate against a lightning strike.

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James Aspell

Principal since August 1, 2006 James F. Aspell is the principal and managing attorney of the firm which he started in 2006 following 20 years of litigation practice in a mid -size firm in Hartford, Connecticut. Jim focuses his practice in the areas of worker's compensation and personal injury l...


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