Governor Proposes Bail ReformProposed changes aimed at reducing the number of people detained in Connecticut jails
Calls To Reform State Bail SystemAdvocates for bail reform have urged Connecticut officials to overhaul pretrial detention practices in the state, saying too many people are being held on high bonds on minor criminal charges.
New Raise The Age Sunk, Governor Pushes For Bail ChangesAfter it was learned that the General Assembly would not consider some of the governor's latest criminal justice proposals, Dannel Malloy today said he expects a scaled-back bill will save the state the same amount of money as the full proposal.
New Drug Law Leads To Fewer People Awaiting Trial In JailChanges in Connecticut's drug laws have cut in half the number of people in jail awaiting trial for simple drug possession, according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration.
Bail Amended for Hernandez Cousin
Stamford Court To Be Asked To Determine Skakel BailKennedy cousin Michael Skakel remains behind bars. A judge in Rockville Superior Court today heard arguments on Skakel's request for freedom while he awaits a new trial on charges in the death of his Greenwich neighbor Martha Moxley in 1975, when both were teenagers.
Judge Denies Hernandez BailA judge on Thursday denied bail for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a friend.
Hernandez Headed Back to Court for Bail HearingFormer New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, a Bristol native, will be back in court for a bail review hearing, a day after he was charged with murder.