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Judge Richard Robinson (Courtesy office of the Governor)

Newest Conn. Supreme Court Member Begins Working

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Former Appellate Court Judge Richard Robinson has begun working as the newest justice on the Connecticut State Supreme Court. A court spokeswoman said Robinson began reading cases on Friday. It came […]

12/20/2013

Judge Richard Robinson (Courtesy office of the Governor)

CT Supreme Court Nominee Lauded By Lawmakers

Democratic and Republican lawmakers are heaping praise on Appellate Court Judge Richard Robinson, who is Gov. Dannel Malloy’s nominee to the Connecticut Supreme Court.

12/19/2013

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State High Court Rules In Favor Of Bridgeport Schools Super

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut Supreme Court has overturned the ruling of a judge who ordered Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas removed from his job because he wasn’t qualified. Vallas, however, already has […]

11/14/2013

The Connecticut Supreme Court.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State High Court To Hear Death Row Inmate Appeal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Connecticut Supreme Court is hearing arguments that could affect every inmate on the state’s death row. The court at noon plans to take up the appeal of Daniel Webb, who […]

10/22/2013

bridgeport map

Bridgeport School Super Fights To Keep Job

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas is fighting to keep his job amid questions about his reform efforts and his qualifications. A lawsuit challenging his credentials has reached the Connecticut Supreme Court. […]

09/21/2013

Eduardo Santiago (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Connecticut Death Row Inmate On Hunger Strike Speaks Out

An inmate whose death sentence was overturned last year said he is on a hunger strike to protest his continuing imprisonment on death row, where he is subject to the same restrictions as those still facing execution.

09/19/2013

Richard Lapointe. Photo from state Department of Correction.

State Supreme Court Hears Arguments In 1987 Manchester Murder

A prosecutor urged the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to deny a new trial for Richard Lapointe, a brain-damaged man whose supporters have been trying for two decades to win his freedom on claims he was wrongfully convicted of killing his ex-wife’s 88-year-old grandmother.

09/17/2013

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Jury Selection For Penalty Phase In Murder Trial

Jury selection is beginning in the death penalty trial of a Connecticut man who fatally shot two adults and a 9-year-old girl in 2006.

09/16/2013

Rockville Superior Court. Photo from State of Connecticut Judicial Branch web site.

Jury Selection To Begin In Witness Bribery Case

ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ Jury selection is beginning in the case of a private investigator charged with bribing a witness to recant testimony against two men whose murder convictions were overturned but later reinstated. Potential […]

09/05/2013

Bridgeport's city seal.

Principal Faces Abuse Accusations

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Two Bridgeport school employees have testified that an elementary school principal was abusive to students, including hitting a boy who suffers seizures in the head and dragging a crying girl by […]

08/22/2013

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