Attorneys for prisoners want the lawsuit to go on while negotiations continue. A federal judge heard arguments Thursday.
A bill that would ban exorbitant municipal beach access fees on out-of-towners will die without a vote or public hearing.
The panel is inspecting prisons because the ACLU of CT sued over the state’s handling of COVID-19 in correctional facilities.
The group proposed extending its work to the end of March 2021 so they can monitor testing and vaccine distribution.
State officials included prisoners in the second group to get the vaccine, heeding calls from advocates.
“Once the virus comes in, it’s going to spread like wildfire,” said one of the incarcerated plaintiffs.
Declaration of a public health emergency gives Lamont a power rarely used by government –the ability to order quarantines.
Twice in recent weeks, police have fired into a motor vehicle, killing a driver in Wethersfield, wounding a passenger in New Haven — and fueling a push in Hartford for legislation addressing the use of force.
WASHINGTON – Immigration advocates in the state and the Connecticut office of the ACLU blasted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for saying that a school can chose to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on students believed to be undocumented.
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday said former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman is his top pick to replace ousted FBI chief James Comey. There has been no official White House announcement of the nomination, but one is expected soon.
WASHINGTON – Connecticut lawmakers on Monday were on the front lines of Democratic opposition to President Trump’s executive order regarding Muslim immigrants, fashioning legislation and participating in protests aimed at derailing the new policy.
Police agencies across the state are breaking the law by failing to make policies for misconduct complaints accessible to the the public, according to a survey released today by the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut.
Pushed by a coalition that stretches across the political spectrum, reform is coming to Connecticut’s bail system. The only question seems to be how far and how fast the General Assembly is prepared to go.
People quarantined in Connecticut during the height of the 2014 ebola crisis sued Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials on Monday, saying the quarantine policy the governor imposed is unconstitutional.
In a major policy speech Friday at a criminal-justice symposium, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed overhauling Connecticut’s bail system and making the state the first in the U.S. to treat defendants as juveniles up to age 20. Both proposals could significantly lower incarceration rates.