| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:05 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut announced a new executive director Wednesday, selecting Stephen Glassman, a longtime human rights advocate who previously worked for other states' ACLU branches, for the leadership role.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
NEW BRITAIN — A Superior Court judge lifted his own ruling Wednesday that prohibited the Connecticut Law Tribune from publishing a story about a child protection case, saying the order no longer made sense because information about the case had...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 4:25 PM
In a ruling that is drawing sharp criticism from free-speech advocates, a Superior Court judge has ordered the Connecticut Law Tribune not to publish a story about a child custody case.
Judge Stephen Frazzini on Monday granted a motion filed in New...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 10:59 AM
NEW BRITAIN — The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut is sponsoring a public forum Oct. 29 on police and digital privacy.
Police Chief James Wardwell and David McGuire, a staff lawyer for the ACLU, will discuss new digital technologies...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:04 PM
HARTFORD — A convicted murderer serving a 56-year sentence for the 1998 execution-style murder of a man in Old Saybrook is suing the state Department of Correction because he claims he was wrongly denied access to four books that include nudity....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy issued an executive order Tuesday that gives the state’s public health commissioner broad power to quarantine anyone exposed to or infected with the Ebola virus.
No Ebola cases have been publicly identified in Connecticut but...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 10:41 AM
NEW LONDON - The cause of death of a 31-year old man who died in police custody over the weekend after New London officers used a stun gun on him twice remained unknown Monday after the Connecticut Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said the examination...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Connecticut and law enforcement officials are celebrating legislation that they say strengthens the state's penalties against drunken drivers.
Public Act 14-228, which takes effect on July 1, 2015, will require more...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:33 AM
In 2008, David Hajdu published "The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic Book Scare and How It Changed America," a historical look at 1950s paranoia aimed at the perceived moral depravity of comic books. He traveled around promoting it, but never had any book...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked.
But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut is leaving his post to take a job with an lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights group in West Virginia.
Andrew Schneider took over in 2007 as head of the state's leading...