Court Upholds Use Of Force To Obtain Inmates' DNA SamplesThe Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that prison officials can use reasonable force to obtain DNA samples from inmates who were convicted of felonies before state law was changed in 2011 to specifically allow such force.
Court Upholds Murder Conviction, Throws Out Death PenaltyThe Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld the murder convictions of a man who killed a Waterbury police officer in 1992, but has overturned his death sentence because of the court's earlier abolishment of capital punishment.
Defense: Forcing Doctor To Take Medicine Violates His RightsA public defender asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to overturn a judge's order allowing the forced medication of a mentally ill doctor so he can be competent to stand trial on murder charges.
Teen Forced To Undergo Cancer Treatment Suffers SetbackA Connecticut teenager who was forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer says a new mass has been found in her lungs.
State Supreme Court To Rule On Death PenaltyThe Connecticut Supreme Court is set to rule on whether to confirm or overturn its decision last year to abolish the state's death penalty.
Connecticut's Top Court To Hear Kennedy Cousin Murder CaseThe Connecticut Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on whether the murder conviction against Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel that was overturned in 2013 should be reinstated.
Legislative Panel To Hold Hearings On Judge Reappointments
Court Upholds Conviction Of Man Who Cited Jury TamperingThe Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld a robbery conviction against a man who called for a mistrial because his mother told a juror outside court that a police officer had lied on the stand.
Connecticut Supreme Court To Revisit Death PenaltyConnecticut's Supreme Court is revisiting the issue of whether a 2012 state law repealing capital punishment should apply to inmates were already on death row at the time.
Appeals Await State High Court In 2016The Connecticut Supreme Court is expected to hear several high-profile appeals in 2016, including the state's attempt to put Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel back in prison.
High Court Says Workers Not Injured In Blast Can't SueThe Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that more than 40 workers who weren't injured but lost their jobs in a deadly power plant explosion can't sue several contractors for hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost wages.
State High Won't Reconsider Death Penalty Ban