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.
Youth and Student Rights
SB 1198, An Act Implementing the Recommendations of the School Indoor Air Quality Working GroupMarch 14, 2023
SJR 35, A Resolution Proposing a State Constitutional Amendment to Allow Individuals Who Have Attained the Age of Sixteen to Apply for Admission as Electors and Be So Admitted Upon Attaining the Age of EighteenMarch 14, 2023
SB 1071, An Act Concerning Deceptive or Coercive Interrogation TacticsMarch 13, 2023