Court Sidesteps Issue Of Social Media Account AuthenticationThe Connecticut Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped the issue of how social media accounts should be authenticated in criminal cases, in a ruling upholding a murder conviction.
State High Court To Hear Murder Conviction AppealsThe Connecticut Supreme Court plans to hear appeals of two convicted killers who were sentenced to lethal injection before the court abolished the state's death penalty.
Court To Rule If Gas Expansion Plan Needed Environmental StudyThe state Supreme Court is considering whether Connecticut officials were wrong not to study the potential environmental impacts of a major natural gas expansion plan they approved in 2013.
Court Overturns $12M Sex Abuse Verdict Against Boy ScoutsThe Connecticut Supreme Court has overturned a $12 million jury verdict against the Boy Scouts of America in the case of a boy who alleged he was sexually assaulted by an older boy in his troop in the mid-1970s.
Retired State Supreme Court Justice David Borden DiesA retired Connecticut Supreme Court justice who served more than 15 years and was an advocate for open and transparent courts has died. David Borden was 79.
Court Overturns Decision On Sex Offender's Rental AssistanceThe state Supreme Court has ruled that housing officials improperly removed a man from Connecticut's rental assistance program because his name was on the state's sex offender registry.
Connecticut Court Reaffirms Ruling Abolishing Death PenaltyThe Connecticut Supreme Court has reaffirmed its decision that Connecticut's abolition of the death penalty must also apply to those already convicted of a capital felony.
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.