Littman: Juvenile sentences both cruel and unusual

November 9, 2009
This morning, the Supreme Court will hear the tandem cases of Sullivan v. Florida and Graham v. Florida. Both challenge the imposition of a sentence of life without the possibility of parole on a juvenile convicted of a non-homicide. One petitioner was 17 years old at the time of the crime’s commission; the other was »

Y-NH’s tactics are barrier to unionization

January 23, 2007
As I have closely watched the unionization effort at Yale-New Haven Hospital during recent months, I have been increasingly concerned by the hospital’s apparent bad faith in the proceedings. In April of last year, hospital workers and community members reached an historic neutrality agreement with Yale-New Haven that was designed to create a fair process »