September 1, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 1, 2015 5:30am
A federal judge in Oklahoma dismissed a lawsuit Monday that had been filed against Connecticut Banking Department officials who had imposed a $1.5 million fine on two tribal payday lending companies and the head of the tribe.
August 19, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 19, 2015 1:15pm
Described by his former colleague, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, as a person with a wit “quicker than Jon Stewart,” a former Massachusetts Congressman told the faculty at Goodwin College on Wednesday about a seismic shift in American life, as chronicled in his recent memoir.
August 13, 2015
by Staff Report | August 13, 2015 12:38pm
Connecticut’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the death penalty “no longer serves any legitimate penological purpose,” violates the state constitution, and should be abolished for the 11 men who remain on death row.
August 12, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 12, 2015 8:39pm
The legislature’s Committee on Children spent four hours Wednesday delving into the details of a consultant’s report on two locked facilities run by the Department of Children and Families.
by Elizabeth Regan | August 12, 2015 1:25pm
Calls for reform of the Connecticut’s juvenile prison system are growing louder now that a coalition of juvenile justice advocates is demanding the closure of the Department of Children and Families’ two locked facilities for youth.
Tags: DCF, Joette Katz, CTJS, Pueblo Unit, Pueblo Girls Program, prison, dh
by Madeline Stocker | August 12, 2015 5:30am
When most people think about the reasons behind high school suspensions, they recall a variety of circumstances — a fight broke out in the hallway, a school prankster got caught in the act, someone vandalized the school cafeteria.
August 11, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 11, 2015 12:27pm
In response to reports detailing conditions and incidents at the Department of Children and Families’ two locked facilities, the legislature’s Children’s Committee plans to hold an informational forum at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Tags: child advocate, DCF, Joette Katz, Diana Urban, Dante Bartolomeo, Len Fasano, dh
August 10, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 10, 2015 12:42pm
A year and a day after Michael Brown’s shooting death in Missouri, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy held a ceremonial bill signing for a law inspired by a non-violent racial incident here involving a police officer and a former Major League Baseball player.
August 5, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | August 5, 2015 12:00pm
An associate professor and the community college at which she teaches continue to remain silent about the academic’s arrest on a charge of making a false statement after she accused the Connecticut State Police of racial profiling.
August 3, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | August 3, 2015 4:30pm