• 10/06/16

    ACLU-CT: Hartford Video Raises Serious Questions About Police Oversight

    “The disturbing video footage released on Wednesday by the Hartford Police Department raises serious questions about police transparency, accountability, and use of force, and about prosecutors’ abilities to pursue justice in cases of police misconduct. This is not the first time that Connecticut prosecutors have sat on video footage of questionable police conduct. Until there is meaningful police transparency and truly independent oversight of police, we fear that it will not be the last.”

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  • 10/03/16

    Remembering Bill Olds

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut is saddened to learn of the passing of William “Bill” Olds, a staunch defender of civil liberties and the organization’s first full-time executive director, who died on Friday, September 30.

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  • School Funding Decision is Right Call for Equality in Connecticut

    In a ruling announced today, Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher ruled that Connecticut’s system for distributing school funding is unconstitutional, based in part on the legislature’s decisions to fund wealthier school districts at the expense of those in lower-income areas. The following is a statement from David McGuire, interim executive director of the American Civil […]

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  • 08/10/16

    Court Rules in Favor of Libertarian Party in Free Speech Case

    In a final judgment issued on August 10, the U.S. District Court of Connecticut ruled in favor of the Libertarian Party of Connecticut in a free speech lawsuit. The ACLU-CT represented the Libertarian Party in the case.

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  • 08/01/16

    ACLU-CT Executive Director Search

    The ACLU-CT is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the organization’s new executive director.

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