Category Archives: Social justice

Connecticut Probate Issue?: Feds Arrest Lawyer In Charge Of Oxford Woman’s Estate

NEW HAVEN — The multi-million-dollar estate of a wealthy Naugatuck Valley resident became the piggy bank for a Woodbury elder lawyer, according to the FBI and State Police. The actions of Peter M. Clark allegedly cheated Oxford out of millions … Continue reading

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Connecticut: So how do you get the press to listen to your court story?

ANNE STEVENSON’S PRESENTATION AT THE BATTERED WOMEN’S CUSTODY CONFERENCE 2015! I first became involved in this issue when a group of parents came to me and wanted their stories heard and asked me to find a journalist who would write … Continue reading

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US District Court: Citizen Journalists Have Same Rights as News Media

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that bloggers have the same 1st Amendment rights as established journalists when involved in a defamation of character suit; as long as the issue is of public concern. The outcome of this case … Continue reading

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Connecticut: Letter to the editor from a retired Connecticut Judge

  Anne Stevenson is a political analyst and freelance journalist for the national media. Anne Stevenson Facebook page is dedicated to sharing her professional work, promoting social justice issues, raising awareness on child welfare issues, and improving the way the courts do business.  Communities … Continue reading

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Connecticut Probate: AN ACT PROTECTING ELDERLY PERSONS FROM EXPLOITATION.”To criminalize the exploitation of elderly persons, prevent perpetrators from profiting”

AN ACT PROTECTING ELDERLY PERSONS FROM EXPLOITATION. To criminalize the exploitation of elderly persons, prevent perpetrators from profiting from the exploitation, add certain financial institution employees to mandated reporters of suspected abuse of elderly persons and adopt the Connecticut Uniform … Continue reading

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Connecticut: Has Our View of Corruption Been Corrupted?

By Colin McEnroe There’s a new anti-corruption task force in Connecticut replete with billboards asking the public to report the corrupt. This hour, we explore the history of corruption and our complicated attitudes toward it. Comment below, email Colin@wnpr.org, or tweet @wnprcolin. … Continue reading

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Connecticut: Emotional Prevue of Legislator & Parent Testimony

Emotional Prevue of Legislator & Parent Testimony State Rep Dan Carter (R) – Lost Confidence State Rep Edwin Vargus (D) – Shop of Horrors State Rep Minnie Gonzalez (D) – Parents in Visitor Gallery say Vote No International Human Rights … Continue reading

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Connecticut: COURT REPORTERS SCAM FAMILY & PROBATE COURT LITIGANTS AND CONNECTICUT TAXPAYERS TO THE TUNE OF THOUSANDS!

During the proceedings of the 2009 subcommittee on audio recordings, I was struck by the fact that three dozen court reporters and court recording monitors spoke out about the sanctity of audio recordings and vociferously opposed making them available freely to … Continue reading

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Connecticut: Public Corruption Task Force uses Billboards to Combat Corruption in Connecticut

Courtesy of FBI New Haven Bureau ___________________________________________________________ Local legislators said Wednesday they support the creation of a task force to combat corruption in Connecticut. The Connecticut Public Corruption Task Force was formed earlier this month and consists of representatives from … Continue reading

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Connecticut: Public Corruption Task Force The corruption tip hotline, 1-800-CALL-FBI, operates 24/7.

It Is Still ‘Corrupticut’ “It’s a sad commentary when the feds feel a state merits its own round-the-clock corruption unit.” Political corruption in Connecticut is like this winter’s snow: It just won’t stop. Which is why federal agencies are having … Continue reading

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