Appeals Court

Hartford Public Safety Complex. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

A Legal Loss For Hartford

A Connecticut city’s reputation as one of America’s most dangerous communities did not give police officers the right to invade a yard where they killed a family dog after getting an erroneous tip that guns were hidden in an abandoned car behind the home, a federal appeals court said Thursday.

10/30/2014

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Appeals Court Rejects Connecticut, Other States On Smog Standards

A federal appeals court today upheld a 2008 air pollution standard opposed by Connecticut and other 11 other states, New York City and Washington. D.C., who had been seeking tougher standards

07/23/2013

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Appeals Court Overturns Cross-Border Emissions Regs

A federal appeals court has overturned a regulation clamping down on power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.

08/21/2012

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Droney Nominated To Circuit Court

President Obama has nominated Judge Christopher Droney to serve on the United States Circuit Court to serve on the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Droney,  was nominated to be a federal judge by former […]

05/04/2011

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