New Drug Law Leads To Fewer People Awaiting Trial In JailChanges in Connecticut's drug laws have cut in half the number of people in jail awaiting trial for simple drug possession, according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration.
Governor Proposing New Criminal Justice ChangesConnecticut's governor is detailing changes he intends to propose in the upcoming legislative session to reduce crime and aid the reintegration of nonviolent offenders into society.
Rowland Makes Bond RequestFormer Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's attorney has outlined an appeal strategy and is asking that his client remain free while that appeal makes its way through the federal courts.
Skakel Freed On BondNo longer in handcuffs or leg shackles, Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel walked out of court Thursday into the autumn chill a free man for the first time in more than a decade, released on bail while prosecutors appeal a ruling granting him a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.
Arguments Next Week On Whether Skakel May Be Released On BondA Superior Court A Connecticut judge has scheduled a hearing for arguments on whether he has the authority to release Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel from prison while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.
Justices Rule On Bond, Foreign FugitivesThe Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Monday that bail companies must forfeit bonds to the state when defendants don't show up in court, even when suspects flee to countries that refuse extradition requests and prosecutors don't seek their return to the U.S.
Connecticut Bond Outlook "Negative"Moody's Investors Service has cut its outlook on Connecticut's general obligation bond rating to negative from stable, saying the state's prospects are slim to replenish depleted reserves.
Bond Commission Okays New Rail Cars
Much-Postponed Bond Commission MeetsGov. Dannel P. Malloy is set to preside over his first meeting of the Connecticut Bond Commission, the panel that approves state borrowing.
Weather Postpones Bond Commission -- For Third Time
New Rail Cars On Agenda For Postponed Bond Commission