A consultant advised New Haven’s Board of Education not to put any part of the schools superintendent’s upcoming performance review on paper, other than a single summary sheet at the end.
Otherwise, he warned, the public would find out what’s really in it, through a public-records request. … More School Board Told How To Keep Superintendent’s Eval Secret
Federal Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer, a former Quinnipiac and current visiting Yale law professor, turned his Church Street courtroom into a lecture hall when it appeared a New Haven government lawyer needed a refresher course on the First Amendment. … More Judge Schools City On First Amendment
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