Prison

Will CT Lawmakers Make Things Easier for Ex-Cons?

by Field Law Office, LLC |Conviction, Drugs, Prison

When you serve your time, you pay your debt to society, and you are released from prison, shouldn’t you have a fair shot at rebuilding your life? Many would say yes—that getting a job and having housing is crucial in… Read More

Unsentenced Inmates On the Rise, as Other Incarceration Numbers Drop

by Field Law Office, LLC |Prison

Two state penal institutions have been closed in recent months; 21 correction supervisors have lost their jobs; and another institution will be shutting its doors soon. While all of these facts signal a smaller prison population statewide, the number of… Read More

Exonerated Seek Compensation from State

by Field Law Office, LLC |Criminal Law, Prison

Two men are seeking monetary compensation from the state of Connecticut for the years they spent behind bars for crimes they didn’t commit. The claims filed with the claims commissioner will, in a sense, test the new Connecticut compensation for… Read More

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