In legislative testimony, the ACLU of Connecticut called for police accountability on several fronts, including how law enforcement officers use drones for surveillance.
Connecticut must stop sentencing juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole in order to conform to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that banned the practice, ACLU of Connecticut Legal Director Sandra Staub wrote in testimony for the state Sentencing Commission The commission, which is again considering recommendations to change Connecticut’s sentencing laws, […]
The Torrington Board of Education has adopted a policy on bullying minus broader provisions that had threatened the free speech rights of student athletes.
Separating Connecticut public school students on the basis of sex would be illegal, as well as educationally unsound, the ACLU of Connecticut and the ACLU Women’s Rights Project warned in a letter to the state education commissioner.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut is warning school officials in Torrington that a proposed policy censoring the speech of athletes at Torrington High School would violate the students’ First Amendment right to freedom of speech.