Sentencing Commission Holds Sex Offender HearingSex offender laws in Connecticut were the subject of a hearing in Hartford today.
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.
Panel Hears Comment On Juvenile SentencesFriends 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
State Defenders Expect Onslaught Of Juvenile AppealsThe 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.