• connecticut politics Apr 24, 2021

    Justice Bills Aimed at Reducing Racial Inequality in Conn.

    Connecticut lawmakers are looking to reduce racial inequalities in the state’s criminal justice system and curb gun violence through several bills that have been approved by legislative committees this year. The proposals include erasing many criminal convictions that disproportionately affect Black and Hispanic residents compared with whites; attempting to make jury pools more diverse; and expanding the state’s “red...

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