Connecticut Supreme Court
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two major rulings this year on the death penalty and a murder case yielded highly unusual criticism between Connecticut Supreme Court justices, reaching levels of acrimony that some legal experts say […]
Connecticut’s highest court on Thursday ordered the state’s death row emptied out, ruling that the 2012 law abolishing capital punishment for any future crimes must be applied to the 11 men facing execution for offenses they committed before the measure took effect.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Supreme Court has told lawyers it will release a decision Thursday that could decide the fate of the inmates currently facing the possibility of execution in the state. It comes […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Supreme Court has ruled the state Department of Children and Families was justified when it fired a former social worker who was charged with of manslaughter in the death of […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A 35-year-old man who has lived in Connecticut since he was 14 faces deportation to Haiti after the state Supreme Court ruled his lawyer didn’t have to tell him that pleading […]
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) – Retired Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Angelo Santaniello, who wrote more than 100 majority opinions during his nine years on the high court, has died. He was 90. The longtime New […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A key press-freedom case is heading to the Connecticut Supreme Court. The court has issued several rulings in recent years that have gone against media organizations and advocates for open government […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Archdiocese of Hartford is bringing its appeal of a $1 million jury verdict in a priest sex abuse case to the state Supreme Court. Waterbury Superior Court jury in 2012 […]
The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday upheld the murder conviction of a New York man that was based in large part on the testimony of an eyewitness who pointed to a legal intern when asked to pick out the shooter in court.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Supreme Court has decided to take up three cases that could decide how the state handles the convictions of children who commit murder and other violent crimes. The court will […]