November 7, 2016
by Abby Anderson | November 7, 2016 4:30am
November 4, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 4, 2016 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Speaker after speaker implored the Connecticut Sentencing Commission on Thursday to reform the state’s criminal justice and sentencing policies, but no testimony was as passionate as a former inmate, Yale Law School graduate and current public defender who called the current system “a complete farce.”
September 22, 2016
by Jack Kramer | September 22, 2016 7:30am
August 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 7, 2016 8:48pm
Retired Connecticut Supreme Court Justice David Borden died on Sunday at age 79. He was an advocate for a more transparent judiciary, juvenile justice reform, and a proponent for changing the way police conduct criminal identification lineups.
June 14, 2016
by Abby Anderson | June 14, 2016 9:08am
This session, the legislature passed landmark legislation to improve our juvenile justice system. Yet the state budget starves that very system for funding. So the question is: What happens to our kids when a groundbreaking law runs up against an austerity budget?
Tags: Abby Anderson, juvenile justice, reform, Judicial Branch, DCF
June 13, 2016
by Jack Kramer | June 13, 2016 4:30am
Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim didn’t hesitate to single himself out Friday as the kind of person who would benefit from his city’s new Second Chance Society Initiative at a news conference at the Margaret Morton Government Center.
June 7, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 7, 2016 9:12pm
June 2, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 2, 2016 3:08pm
Democratic lawmakers in the House Thursday decided there wasn’t enough support for Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s bail reform proposal to raise the bill.
June 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2016 2:31pm
WATERBURY — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy already gave up half of his criminal justice reforms, but it still may not be enough to get the legislation across the finish line Thursday when the House reconvenes for a one-day special session.
May 31, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 31, 2016 3:30pm
(Updated 4:15 p.m.) The House will reconvene for a special session Thursday, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy revised his criminal justice reform package late Tuesday afternoon making it more likely to pass.