KIDS FOR CASH: Millerton Moviehouse, Feb. 1, 2015, 11:15AM

Hillary Transue, 14, made fun of her high school’s vice principal on line, Justin Bodnar, 12, cursed at another student’s mother, Ed Kenzakoski, 17, did nothing at all. Those three and almost 3, 000 other children were sentenced to a juvenile detention facility for minor infractions. In many cases their parents were persuaded or coerced into waiving their right to legal counsel.

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MARYAM ELAHI: Conflict and Peace - Why Should Women Be At The Table?, September 24, 2010

The featured speaker is Maryam Elahi, Human Rights lawyer and Director of the International Women’s Program, Open Society Institute & Soros Foundations Network. Ms. Elahi is the chair of the International Human Rights Committee of the American Bar Association and has served on numerous boards including the Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children, the ACLU of CT and AI’s Policy Board. She has written and lectured on wide-range of human rights issues including women’s rights, U.S. and human rights foreign policy, “U.S. and the war on terror” and Middle East issues.

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AKHIL REED AMAR: The Constitution and the Balance of Powers, October 20, 2006

Over 250 people braved blustery, cold winds and power outages on Friday, October 20, 2006 to learn about “The Constitution and the Balance of Powers,” in a spell-binding presentation by Prof. Akhil Reed Amar of Yale Law School. Prof. Amar regularly receives top ranking from Yale students, and the discussion was a terrific experience just before the mid-term elections. Thanks to Salisbury School for hosting us!

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