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Sheff 1995 Conn. LEXIS 1995 Ruling/Opinion

This text is an opinion written by Harry Hammer, the trial judge of Sheff v. O’Neill. In his opinion, Judge Hammer utilizes the facts of the case, testimonies, and the history of Connecticut in order to back the decision of … Continue reading

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Sheff 1996 Majority Opinion

I analyzed the Sheff vs. O’Neill 1996 Connecticut Supreme Court case legal document for the majority opinion led by Chief Justice Ellen Ash Peters. The ruling was split 4-3 with the court ruling that the state had an affirmative obligation … Continue reading

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Sheff v. O’Neill 2013

On April 20, 2013, the defendants and plaintiffs of the Sheff v. O’Neill met to discuss a year extension to the previous goals created because the goals of the Phase II Stipulation were not met this year by the defendant. … Continue reading

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Sheff: 2013 Settlement

The legal document that I analyzed was the 2013 Sheff settlement, the most recent settlement in a case that dates back to 1989. The document begins by acknowledging the original Sheff v. O’Neill decision. It briefly describes the 2003 and … Continue reading

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Sheff vs. O’Neill Stipulation and Proposed Order (Phase II, 2008)

On April 4, 2008 the Sheff v. O’Neill Stipulation and Proposed Order was discussed in order to meet the goals that would decrease racial, ethnic, and economic isolation in Hartford public schools. Originally these goals were set in Phase 1 … Continue reading

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