Claim: Solitary confinement and in-cell shackling amounts to discrimination against prisoners with mental illnesses
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Judge approves shorter sentence for convicted murderer turned prison mentor
The DOC could start screening Clyde Meikle in July for discharge to a halfway house.
Does ‘snob zoning’ lead to segregated suburbs in CT?
What’s happening in this liberal suburb is a reflection of land-use decisions playing out in wealthy suburbs across the state.
Federal class action lawsuit filed to protect Danbury prison inmates from COVID-19
The lawsuit demands federal officials release medically vulnerable inmates to home confinement and take steps to allow more social distancing.
Yale Law School dean calls for FBI investigation of Kavanaugh
WASHINGTON – Yale Law School Dean Heather Gerken, who angered many students at the university with complimentary remarks about Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh, on Friday called for an FBI investigation of allegations of sexual misconduct that have been leveled against the nominee.
Yale students at U.S. Capitol protest Kavanaugh, demand investigation
Washington – Dozens of Yale University students crowded the halls of the U.S. Capitol complex Monday to demand that allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh be thoroughly investigated.
Yale Law professors call for ‘neutral’ probe of Kavanaugh sexual assault accusation
WASHINGTON – As the partisan tussle over the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court continued Friday, Yale Law School faculty weighed in with a letter asking that the FBI or another “neutral factfinder” investigate an accusation that the nominee sexually assaulted another teen at a high school party decades ago.
Yale Law professor bolsters Kavanaugh at confirmation hearing
WASHINGTON – Yale Law School professor Akhil Reed Amar warned Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday to rethink their opposition to Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s candidacy to the Supreme Court. As a graduate of Yale Law School, Kavanaugh’s nomination has kicked up a duststorm of controversy at the school.
Parents of immigrant children brought to CT granted parole
Two immigrants who were reunited with their children in Connecticut after being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border have been granted six months of parole.
Two immigrant children in Connecticut sue over family separations
With the help of Connecticut attorneys, two children who were taken from their parents at the U.S.- Mexico border and sent to a Connecticut facility are suing the federal government for the “psychological and mental harm” caused by the separations.
James Forman Jr., tackling criminal justice from multiple angles
James Forman Jr. is a professor at Yale Law School, where he teaches courses including constitutional law, “Race, Class and Punishment” and a seminar where he brings law students into a Connecticut prison to take a class alongside people who are incarcerated. In this Sunday conversation, The Mirror sat down with Forman at his office in New Haven to hear about his career, the classes he’s teaching at Yale, and his 2017 book called “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”
At Yale Law, FBI pick was quiet force
At his confirmation hearing Wednesday, Wray vowed to resist political pressure and preserve the agency’s integrity. Those who knew him during his New Haven days, from both sides of the aisle, portrayed him in interviews as true to that image.
Yale law students help halt deportations
A Yale Law School team helped convince a judge Saturday to temporarily stop the government from deporting foreigners detained at U.S. airports based on an executive order by President Donald Trump. But the order has quashed about a dozen refugee families’ plans to resettle in New Haven in coming weeks.
Hillary Clinton has long-lasting Connecticut ties
WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton spent four years in Connecticut — turbulent years caused by unrest over the Vietnam War and racial strife. But for the future first lady, senator, secretary of state and presidential nominee, they were also formative.
Malloy, state health officials sued over Ebola quarantine policy
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.