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 […]
The state Supreme Court today heard the appeal of a death row inmate convicted of arranging the Bridgeport killings of an 8-year-old boy, and the child’s mother.
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 […]
Connecticut prison officials have confirmed they do not have a supply of any lethal injection drugs or a way to obtain them, even though there are 11 inmates on death row.
A death penalty phase is resuming in the trial of a Connecticut man convicted of killing two adults and a 9-year-old girl in Bridgeport in 2006.
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.
A military jury in Connecticut has convicted a Navy sailor of raping a female colleague in March at his home near the Naval Submarine Base in Groton.
A state judge has decided the move ahead with a death penalty hearing for a man convicted of killing two adults and a 9-year-old girl in Bridgeport in 2006, over the objections of his lawyers.