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John J. Russotto, who has worked for the Division of Criminal Justice for 22 years, will serve as the acting chief state's attorney after Kevin Kane retires on Nov. 1.
Advocates view the selection of a new chief state's attorney as a chance to further Connecticut's criminal justice reforms and reduce the system's racial disparities.
Responding to a request from Connecticut and two other states, a federal judge put a hold on a new Trump administration policy aimed at discouraging immigrants from using federal benefits.
Those interested in criminal justice can weigh in on the search for the next chief state's attorney at a forum in the Legislative Office Building this afternoon, from 2 to 5 p.m.
The Supreme Court will either put an end to a ground-breaking suit against a gun maker, or allow family members of Sandy Hook shooting victims to continue their lawsuit against Remington in a Connecticut court.
Gov. Ned Lamont has emphasized the importance of workforce development for Connecticut’s future and has recently called for a summit with business leaders and educators from public and private colleges to develop a workforce development plan.
Often we hear “criminals don’t follow laws” as the reason for opposing gun laws and “just enforce the laws we have” for not strengthening the laws we have. So here are three recent examples where the existence and enforcement of Connecticut’s strong gun laws very likely saved lives.
How did Ray Dalio build one of the world's largest hedge funds and become the 58th richest person in America? By following a set of rules he'd learned through experience to be vital to all of his endeavors. One he calls "Radical Transparency." In his book, "Principles: Life and Work," Dalio writes that “Being radically truthful and transparent with your colleagues and expecting your colleagues to be the same with you ensures that important issues are apparent instead of hidden.”
You’ve likely seen at least one story. Nurse held hostage at gunpoint and raped by violent patient, doctor murdered by disgruntled patient or family member, nurse stabbed by patient. The news fills with these stories every day, and yet despite all the efforts over the last few decades to curb these events, they continue to happen.
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