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Judge Rules Against Physical Fitness Test For Female Prison Guards In Connecticut

A federal judge has ruled that Connecticut’s prisons department discriminated against more than 100 women who applied to be guards.


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Conn. Authorities Hope Cards Can Crack Cold Cases

Connecticut law enforcement officials are hoping to crack some of their unsolved cases by giving playing cards to prison inmates.


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Should Prisoners Get To Read Violent Books?

The CT Dept. of Correction is revising its library policy in the wake of an investigation that found inmates had unrestricted access to works depicting graphic violence.