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Friday, February 5, 2021


In The Press

‘What Is Going on There Is Gross’: Why Attorneys Are Tracking This Federal Lawsuit

CT Law Tribune

Hope Metcalf, Clinical Lecturer in Law and executive director of the Schell Center for International Human Rights, is mentioned in a Connecticut Law Tribune article about a lawsuit brought by the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and partners against the CT Department of Correction.

Thursday, February 4, 2021


In The Press

Disability rights group alleges abuse of people with mental illness at state’s maximum-security prison in suit against Department of Correction

The Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant reports on a lawsuit brought by the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and partners against the CT Department of Correction. 

Thursday, January 28, 2021


In The Press

After The Capitol Attack, Does Police MAGA Sentiment Cross The Line?

NPR

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares spoke to National Public Radio about Trump-supporting police.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021


In The Press

Ahead Of Inauguration Day, Capitol Riots Raise Questions About NYPD's Approach To Black Protesters

Gothamist

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in a Gothamist article about the disparate manner in which New York City police respond to majority Black versus majority white protests.

Monday, January 4, 2021


In The Press

Experts Say The Pandemic Coincided With The Largest One-Year Rise In Homicide Rates

NPR / All Things Considered

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares spoke to NPR’s All Things Considered about reasons for the rise in violent crime during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sunday, January 3, 2021


In The Press

Homicides and shootings are on the rise nationwide. Boston is no different.

Boston Globe

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares is quoted in a Boston Globe article about a rise in violent crime in Boston during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, December 24, 2020


In The Press

As Biden zeroes in on attorney general pick, some worry one contender is too moderate on criminal justice issues

The Washington Post

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in the Washington Post about potential choices for the next attorney general.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020


In The Press

What Black People Really Think About the Police

The New Republic

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares is quoted in the New Republic about attitudes toward policing within the Black community.

Friday, December 11, 2020


In The Press

Federal Judge Poised to Release Inmates At Danbury Prison

CT News Junkie

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted in CT News Junkie about the release of more than a dozen medically vulnerable inmates at the Danbury federal prison due to COVID-19.

Monday, November 30, 2020


In The Press

CT hasn’t commuted a single prisoner’s sentence since before the pandemic. Advocates say it’s time to change.

CT Mirror

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara is quoted in a CT Mirror article about efforts to commute Connecticut prisoners’ sentences due to the COVID-19 crisis and shorten the length of time they spend behind bars.