Andy Thibault, aka Cool Justice, is as close as we have to a modern-day revolutionary muckraker.
Andy takes up the impossible and makes it possible through dogged determination and by seeing no boundaries when it comes to upholding the justice we all deserve.

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Editor's Note: The Showalter grand jury is noteworthy in that forces for justice – Judge Joseph Dannehy, Special Prosecutor Austin McGuigan and as many as 17 Connecticut State Police detectives – could only knock down some of the walls protecting New London Police, State's Attorney C. Robert Satti, Asst. State's Attorney Harold Dean, Judge Angelo Santaniello, former Mayor Harvey Mallove and others who escaped complete discovery. The cover-up continues to this day, highlighted by the [...]
Tue, Jul 04, 2017
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NEW: Mandatory Reporting [NOT Really] Column on Sexual Abuse Cases Generates Range of CommentsMeriden Record-Journal Post 7-18-17 Follows Hearst CT [links below] & Cool Justice Blog 6-4-17Column via Record-JournalFacebook Tag Leads to Comments State Reports Only 14 Arrests & Four Convictions in Past Seven YearsStatute of Limitations Just One Year for This MisdemeanorBy Andy Thibault The Cool Justice Reporthttp://cooljustice.blogspot.com/ June 4, 2017Editor's Note: This column may be reprinted or re-posted courtesy of The Cool [...]
Sun, Jun 04, 2017
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Update, 6-28-17, shows RESCHEDULED, to air Aug. 6: REELZ announces- We will air The Shocking Truth "Fargo" and "Foxcatcher" episodes on Sunday, August 6 at 9pm ET ("Fargo") and 9:30pm ET ("Foxcatcher"). Editor's Note, 6-17-17: A power outage zapped the servers for The REELZ Channel Friday night. Fargo and Foxcatcher will be rescheduled, a spokesman said.Video Preview 2 -- A Chainsaw in Lake Zoar -- Fargo: The Shocking TruthVideo Preview 3: Late PI [...]
Wed, May 17, 2017
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Complete list of SPJ winners'Therefore whatever you have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which you have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed on the housetops.' - Luke 12:3Finalists, CT SPJ Contest, 2016Complete listAnnual dinnerDinner highlight:Diane Smith and Maureen Croteau to be inducted into Connecticut Journalism Hall of FamePartial List of Finalists Courts/CrimeRegional BHartford won't indemnify cops in killing of child's dog; Officers' personal assets attached; [...]
Fri, May 12, 2017
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OK To Reprint, Repostw/ Credit to Bob Thiesfield, The Cool Justice Report USJ President Rhona Free w/ CBS '48 Hours' Correspondent Erin Moriarty38-second video recapBACKGROUNDWarm Welcome From Crowd at the University's Crystal Room, Mercy HallMoriarty Noted Connecticut's Stalking Law - Relying on Demonstration of Reckless Behavior - Is More Effective Than Those of Other States Which Require Proof of Intent by Often-Disturbed StalkersAttentive AudienceThe Interactive Event Featured Dialogue w/ Students'NCIS' Star Pauley Perrette Shared Her [...]
Tue, May 02, 2017
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