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2018 Legislative Preview

Connecticut's legislative session starts on February 7. Here's what's ahead, including efforts to require transparency about police uses of force and police attempts to acquire military equipment, rein in civil asset forfeiture, and more.

January 26, 2018 Police Accountability Criminal Justice

Meet Sandy LoMonico, our new criminal justice organizer

In her role as the ACLU-CT's criminal justice organizer, Sandy LoMonico will be working to reduce the state’s prison population, advance racial justice, and include people who are directly impacted by the justice system in creating solutions to mass incarceration.

December 20, 2017

Meet Kaley Lentini, our new legislative counsel

As the ACLU of Connecticut’s new legislative counsel, Kaley Lentini will be developing and advocating for the ACLU-CT’s policy and legislative agenda at the legislature. She recently sat down with Meghan Smith, the ACLU-CT's communications director, to talk about what inspires her.

December 20, 2017

Mass surveillance? Hartford could have it.

The Hartford City Council approved a grant to allow city police to expand surveillance camera and drone programs. Separately, these programs threaten civil liberties. Together, they could be a nightmare for anyone who cares about safety, justice, equality, and freedom in the capital city.

December 12, 2017 Privacy

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