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.
Hayes Resentenced To Life Without ParoleOne of two men sentenced to death for the murders of a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion in Connecticut has been resentenced to life in prison.
High Court Upholds Death Penalty AbolishmentThe Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld its landmark ruling declaring the state's death penalty unconstitutional and abolishing capital punishment.
Connecticut Court Rejects Ex-death Row Inmate's AppealThe Connecticut Supreme Court has rejected a former death row inmate's appeal of one of his murder convictions.
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 High Court Revisits Death PenaltyConnecticut's Supreme Court has revisited the issue of whether a 2012 state law repealing capital punishment for future crimes should apply to inmates who already were on death row at the time.
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.
State's High Court To Hear More Death Penalty ArgumentsOral arguments to be heard next month
Lawyers For Convicted Killer Seeks End To Death SentenceLawyers for Steven Hayes, who was convicted with an accomplice of killing a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion, have asked a judge to vacate his death sentences and impose a sentence of life in prison without parole.
State High Won't Reconsider Death Penalty Ban
Connecticut Prosecutors Seek To Re-argue For Death PenaltyConnecticut prosecutors are seeking to re-argue the death penalty before the state Supreme Court, which voted last month to strike it down as unconstitutional.
Two Major Rulings Yield Supreme Court Critisism