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The Westport Police Department has announced a new drone pilot program which, police say, will be used to "monitor" social distancing and "identify" people's health symptoms, such as fevers or coughs. The following is a reaction from David McGuire, executive director of the ACLU of Connecticut.
The ACLU of Connecticut filed a federal class action lawsuit late last night on behalf of all people incarcerated in Connecticut prisons and jails, seeking emergency action to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Connecticut Department of Correction (DOC) facilities.
The Connecticut Superior Court today held a telephone hearing for oral arguments regarding a class action lawsuit brought by the ACLU seeking emergency court action to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by reducing the number of people who are incarcerated in Connecticut DOC prisons and jails.
The Connecticut Department of Correction today announced that the first death from COVID-19 of a person incarcerated by the State of Connecticut. The following is a reaction from David McGuire, executive director of the ACLU of Connecticut.