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American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut

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  • New ACLU Director Highlights Police Militarization, Right-To-Die As Priorities

    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. Glassman, who...
  • Judge Lifts His Order Barring CT Law Tribune From Publishing Story

    Judge Lifts His Order Barring CT Law Tribune From Publishing Story
    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...
  • Judge Orders Law Tribune Not To Publish Story

    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...
  • ACLU, New Britain Police Hold Forum On Digital Privacy

    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...
  • Murderer Sues To Get Books With Nude Pictures Delivered To Him In Prison

    Murderer Sues To Get Books With Nude Pictures Delivered To Him In Prison
    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....
  • Ebola Concerns Prompt Malloy To Declare Public Health Emergency

    Ebola Concerns Prompt Malloy To Declare Public Health Emergency
    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...
  • Cause Of Death Of New London Police Stun Gun Incident Could Take As Long As Two Months

    Cause Of Death Of New London Police Stun Gun Incident Could Take As Long As Two Months
    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...
  • Advocates Hail Ignition-Lock Measure, Say It Will Save Lives

    Advocates Hail Ignition-Lock Measure, Say It Will Save Lives
    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...
  • Hartford Library To Mark Banned Books Week With Look At Comic-Book Scare

    Hartford Library To Mark Banned Books Week With Look At Comic-Book Scare
    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...
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    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,...
  • ACLU Connecticut Director Leaving To Take Job In West Virginia

    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...