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Judiciary Committee


Map Title: Death Penalty in the United States
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: This Business Insider map shows which states have laws allowing for capital punishment. As of October 2018, 28 states (excluding Connecticut) retained the penalty, of which 18 have not executed anyone in at least five years.


Map Title: Status of State Capital Punishment
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: This National Conference of State Legislatures map shows in which states capital punishment is authorized by the federal government and U.S. military. In recent years, Connecticut was one of four states that legislatively abolished the death penalty, replacing it with a sentence of life imprisonment with no possibility for parole.


Map Title: State Cannabis Programs
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: This National Conference of State Legislatures map shows which states allow comprehensive public medical marijuana and cannabis programs as of June 2019.


Map Title: General Population Diversion
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This National Conference of State Legislatures map compares state general population diversion courts and programs. According to NCSL, as of September 2017, 37 states authorize diversion programs that are not population-specific.


Map Title: Criminal Disenfranchisement Laws Across the United States
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This Brennan Center for Criminal Justice map shows state laws on voting rights for people with criminal convictions. Two states permanently prohibit people with felony convictions from voting; nine states permanently prohibit voting for people with certain criminal convictions; and 18 states restore voting rights upon completion of a sentence, including prison, parole, and probation.


Map Title: State Marijuana Laws in 2019
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: This Governing.com map shows, as of June 25, 2019, state laws and approved ballot measures legalizing marijuana use for medical or recreational purposes. Thirty-three states have laws broadly legalizing marijuana in some form.


Map Title: DACA Recipients by State
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This Governing.com map shows the number of each state's federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) participants per capita as of March 2017. It also provides state data on the number of approved initial and renewal program applications. Half of the nearly 800,000 DACA beneficiaries live in California, Illinois, and Texas.


Map Title: Population Specific Pretrial Diversion Programs
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This National Conference of State Legislatures map shows which states have statutory pretrial diversion programs for (1) substance abuse, (2) mental health, (3) veterans/active military, (4) domestic relations, (5) writing worthless checks, and (6) other offenses.


Map Title: Connecticut Geographical Areas (GAs) Court Boundaries
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: The Connecticut Judicial Branch provides a map showing the boundaries for GA courts in Connecticut.


Map Title: Connecticut Judicial District Boundaries
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: Use this map to find out which judicial district your town is in.


Map Title: Connecticut Probate Court Regions
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: This map shows the regional boundaries for the Probate Court.