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American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut

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  • DCF Still Failing Imprisoned Teen

    Sandra Staub, legal director of the ACLU of Connecticut, has called on the people of Connecticut to demand answers from Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz regarding the imprisonment of a 16-year-old child who has been in the DCF system for 12 years [April 19, op-ed, "State Must Answer For Imprisoning 16-Year-Old"].
  • State Must Answer For Imprisoning 16-Year-Old

    There is an old lawyers' adage: Never ask a question unless you know the answer. We are about to violate that sound advice by asking, why did the Department of Children and Families send an abused 16-year-old who has never been charged with a crime to a...

    State Police Identify East Hartford Officer Who Used Stun Gun On Arrestee

     State Police Identify East Hartford Officer Who Used Stun Gun On Arrestee
    EAST HARTFORD — The police officer who used a stun gun on a 22-year-old man who later died has been identified as Jason Kaplan. Kaplan is a two-year veteran, according to a news release from state police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance. Kaplan and...

    Transgender Youth To Stay At Prison For Females

    A transgender youth who was transferred out of the care of the Department of Children and Families and into the York Correctional Institute this week will remain at the women's prison, Department of Correction officials said Friday. The decision was made...

    Lawyers Fight Placement Of Juvenile In Male Correction Facility

    Lawyers for the youth who was transferred out of the care of the Department of Children and Families and into an adult prison pressed for a court order Thursday barring the youth's placement at the Manson Correctional Institute for males up to the age...