Connecticut Veterans Legal Center Pretrial Diversionary Programs

On behalf of the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center, students in the Veterans Legal Services Clinic researched and drafted S.B. 114, An Act Concerning Pretrial Diversionary Programs. The bill to expand access for veterans to several of the state’s diversionary programs was passed by the Connecticut General Assembly and officially signed by Gov. Dannel Malloy on May 31, 2012. Connecticut Pub. Act. No. 12-42 took effect on Oct. 1, 2012. Gov. Malloy held a ceremonial bill signing at Yale Law School on Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. WATCH THE VIDEO.


Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy takes part in ceremonial bill signing of SB 114 on Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Yale Law School.

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Yale Law School, Nov. 12, 2012, Bill Written by Veterans Clinic Students Among Those Signed by CT Gov. Malloy in Veterans Day Ceremony at Yale Law School

New Haven Register, Nov. 13, 2012, Malloy signs bills aimed at improving veterans' lives

New Haven Independent, Nov. 12, 2012, Vets Get A 2nd Chance