Len Suzio

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Trump, Malloy and the strange bedfellows of justice reform

Was it more surprising that President Trump listened to rapper Kanye West’s stream-of-conscious musings in the Oval Office the other day or that the president sounded a little like Gov. Dannel P. Malloy while talking about criminal-justice reform on Fox & Friends? Continue Reading →

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Suzio takes aim – again – at sentencing reduction rules. Is he right?

A tough-on-crime state senator up for re-election in November on Tuesday issued one of his hallmark rebukes of a key part of the outgoing governor’s criminal justice reform legacy, the fate of which will be determined by the next legislature and administration. Continue Reading →

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No one’s charitable in this partisan fight over giving

Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo and Senate Republicans publicly argued Tuesday over whether the GOP was responsible for jeopardizing a state employees’ charitable giving program by blocking a technical bill unanimously approved by the House of Representatives, only to die from inaction in the Senate. Continue Reading →

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From prison to freedom: ‘Our goal is to bat a thousand, but obviously that isn’t going to happen’

Edwin Glass went to prison with the expectation he would serve 51 months of a 60-month sentence, the 85-percent standard for a violent crime. He ended up doing 56 months, or 93 percent. Does that make Connecticut tough or lenient? Continue Reading →

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