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Connecticut Considers Transfer of Transgender Teen Held in Adult Prison

Connecticut Considers Transfer of Transgender Teen Held in Adult Prison

by Aura Bogado on June 6 2014, 2:03PM

But her future remains uncertain.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Connecticut Holds Transgender Girl in Adult Prison

Connecticut Holds Transgender Girl in Adult Prison

by Aura Bogado on June 3 2014, 7:00AM

“Jane Doe” has never been criminally charged or convicted. So why has she been behind bars since April 8?

Topics: Criminal Justice

Take a Look at 'The Worst of the Worst', Connecticut's Supermax Prison

Take a Look at ‘The Worst of the Worst’, Connecticut’s Supermax Prison

by Jamilah King on July 19 2013, 11:00AM

“When you incarcerate someone, you’re incarcerating all the people that love them, too.”

Topics: /NOW

Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities

Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities

by on June 3 2013, 11:54AM

Connecticut’s legislature unanimously agreed to limit the state’s compliance with the federal Secure Communities deportation program.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Connecticut to Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Apply for Driving Licenses

Connecticut to Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Apply for Driving Licenses

by Jorge Rivas on May 31 2013, 12:18PM

Connecticut is set to become the latest state to allow immigrants to get driver’s licenses regardless of their legal status.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Northeast Tribal Lands Hit Hard by Hurricane Sandy

by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2012, 5:44PM

Northeastern tribes say they need both federal and non-governmental agencies to help with recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy.

Topics: Environment, /NOW

CT Court Set to Hear Inmate's Case that Death Penalty is Racist

CT Court Set to Hear Inmate’s Case that Death Penalty is Racist

by Jorge Rivas on September 5 2012, 2:12PM

The inmates cite a study that concluded that people of color accused of murdering white victims are three times more likely to receive a death sentence as defendants in white-on-white murder cases.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

How East Haven, Conn., Became Synonymous With Racial Profiling

How East Haven, Conn., Became Synonymous With Racial Profiling

by on February 2 2012, 10:22AM

Even if the town cops’ lawlessness is fixed, questions remain that go far beyond East Haven’s city limits. The issue was not just that racist local cops wanted to deport immigrants; it’s that federal immigration authorities obliged them.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Dispatches, Immigration

UConn Says Bronx Prodigy Autum Ashante Was Never Accepted

UConn Says Bronx Prodigy Autum Ashante Was Never Accepted

by Jorge Rivas on July 25 2011, 11:05AM

Controversy’s brewing over who’s telling the truth. Did a reporter leave out critical information from the story? Or did the girl’s father make the whole thing up?

Topics: Schools & Youth

Black Prodigy's Admission to UConn Revoked Amid Claims of Radical Poetry

Black Prodigy’s Admission to UConn Revoked Amid Claims of Radical Poetry

by Jorge Rivas on July 18 2011, 11:28AM

Autum Ashante is a 13-year-old with an IQ of 149. But she’s already being called the “racist poet” by some conservatives.

Topics: Schools & Youth

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