Littman: Juvenile sentences both cruel and unusual

November 9, 2009 • 2
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 • 0
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 »