2006: Legal Services

“Disabilities and School Based Arrests: Local Connections”

for Connecticut Legal Services and the Office of the Public Defender

by Julie Bromberg, Molly Dengler, Helen Gugel, and Bettina Schlegel


The purpose of our research project was to determine whether or not the national trend of increased school based arrests that disproportionately affect youth with disabilities also holds true on a local level in Meriden and Middletown.