Connecticut Sentencing Commission

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Panel Hears Comment On Juvenile Sentences

Friends and family of juvenile offenders urged the Connecticut Sentencing Commission on Thursday to resurrect a proposal to change state law and allow those with long jail sentences a chance at parole.



Conn. Panel Resurrecting Juvenile Sentencing Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut Sentencing Commission is resurrecting a proposal to change the state’s sentencing laws for individuals serving life sentences without chance of parole for serious crimes they committed when they were […]


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State Defenders Expect Onslaught Of Juvenile Appeals

The state’s public defenders say they’re preparing for an onslaught of appeals from certain inmates because the General Assembly failed to pass a bill changing Connecticut’s juvenile sentencing laws to conform to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.