Connecticut Supreme Court

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State Supreme Court Says Deportation Ruling Not Retroactive

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 […]

04/06/2015

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Retired Justice Santaniello Dead At 90

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 […]

03/02/2015

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State Supreme Court Taking Up Press Freedom Case

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 […]

12/06/2014

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State High Court To Hear Priest Abuse Appeal

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 […]

09/20/2014

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Connecticut Court Rules On Disputed Eyewitness ID

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.

09/19/2014

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State High Court To Address Juvenile Sentencing

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 […]

09/13/2014

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Connecticut High Court to Hear Death Penalty Case

The state Supreme Court is set to hear the appeal of a death-row inmate convicted of ordering the 1999 killings of a woman and her 8-year-old son in Bridgeport.

07/10/2014

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State High Court Rules Police Can Limit Release Arrest Data

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that police statewide only have to release basic information about arrests to the public while prosecutions are pending, striking a blow to the media. The […]

07/07/2014

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State High Court Will Hear Peeler Death Penalty Case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The state Supreme Court will be hearing arguments on whether a man convicted of ordering the 1999 killings of a woman and her 8-year-old son in Bridgeport should have received the […]

06/28/2014

Lishan Wang (Courtesy Branford Police)

State High Court Rules In Favor Of Doctor Murder Suspect

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that a former doctor charged with killing a Yale University physician is entitled to taxpayer dollars for defense experts while he represents himself. Justices said […]

06/09/2014

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