Archive for April, 2015

Behind Closed Doors: Juvenile Court in Connecticut

April 10th, 2015 No comments

An honest discussion of child abuse and neglect in our State.
Tunxis Community College is sponsored this special presentation of child abuse and neglect in our State. Legal practitioners from Juvenile Court presented a behind-the-scenes view of what actually constitutes abuse and neglect, how a case would proceed from the initial filing to disposition, and how it could be defended. The event was held at Tunxis Community College on Thursday April 9, 2015. Panelists included former Assistant Attorney General Sherelyn Labowski, Judge E. Curtissa Cofield and Attorney Scott Sandler. The discussion was moderated by Angela Fierro, MSW/JD , Adjunct Professor, Department of Social Sciences.

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Panel Discusssion on Our Criminal Justice System

April 1st, 2015 No comments

On April 1, 2015, our panelists shared their diverse perspectives on the strengths and weaknesses of our Criminal Justice System. The panel included the following participants:
Jessica Waterhouse: Mediator, CJ Professor
Esther Torres: Retired Director of Programs and Treatment, CT Dept. of Corrections, CJ Adjunct
Renald Marchand: Retired Cheshire CT Police Officer, Captain/Division Commander, CJ Assistant Professor
Judy Dworin: Founder: Judy Dworin Performance Project
Rowena Grady: Former inmate/Community Partners in Action Resettlement Program
Suzi Jensen: Daughter of former inmate/JDPP’s Bridging Boundaries Program
Leslie Bird: Musical Director: Women on our Own
Robin Cullen: Consultant, Group Facilitator, and former inmate

view video | 75 min.

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