April 7, 2017
by Jack Kramer | April 7, 2017 5:57pm
HARTFORD, CT - Passing legislation revamping the juvenile justice system, one of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s signature initiatives this year, failed to make it through the Judiciary Committee Friday.
April 5, 2017
by Jack Kramer | April 5, 2017 5:30am
March 20, 2017
by Jack Kramer | March 20, 2017 11:25pm
March 1, 2017
by Jack Kramer | March 1, 2017 3:42pm
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Wednesday said he has introduced new legislation to once again try to get young adults between the ages of 18 to 20 into the juvenile justice system for minor crimes.
February 22, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 22, 2017 6:30am
He was just one of many Tuesday left by themselves under a fluorescent light in a small cell with a bunk, but unlike the estimated 80,000 inmates nationwide in solitary confinement, Sen. Gary Winfield, D-New Haven, was able to leave after two hours.
January 20, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 20, 2017 6:30am
HARTFORD, CT – The Juvenile Justice Policy and Oversight Committee (JJPOC) Thursday adopted recommendations that set out to implement Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s vision to treat most 18, 19, and 20-year-olds as juveniles and not adults in the criminal justice system.
January 12, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 12, 2017 6:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Emphasizing that the sex industry — especially when it involves underage children — is a form of human trafficking, the Connecticut Trafficking in Persons Council (TIP) is making several legislative recommendations aimed at going after the buyers of sex.
December 16, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 16, 2016 6:30am
HARTFORD, CT – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, less than three weeks away from the start of the 2017 General Assembly session, made it clear Thursday that he will once again be pushing hard to pass legislation allowing 18-to 20-year-olds to be tried as juveniles.
November 7, 2016
by Abby Anderson | November 7, 2016 5:30am
November 4, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 4, 2016 6:30am
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.”