Youth and Student Rights
The constitutional rights of young people are frequently at risk. The ACLU of Connecticut has stepped in to protect free speech in schools, fight harsh disciplinary policies that feed the school-to-prison pipeline, oppose discriminatory curfews, advance juvenile justice reforms, and lobby against mandatory juvenile sentencing laws.
H.B. 5328, An Act Concerning the Admissibility of Admissions, Confessions, and Statements by Children Under the Age of EighteenMarch 8, 2018
- March 8, 2018
S.B. 187, An Act Concerning the Transfer of a Child Charged with Certain Offenses to the Criminal Docket and Grounds for Detention of an Arrested ChildFebruary 27, 2018