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Shelley Marcus

Judicial Nominee Tells Committee She Never Said Pyramid Scheme Was Legal

A Branford attorney nominated to the Superior Court assured state lawmakers on Friday that she told former clients involved in an alleged pyramid scheme “there was absolutely no way” they could change their so-called gifting tables club “to make it OK ever” under Connecticut law.

03/01/2013

Former Legislator And Judge Samuel Freedman Dies at 85

Samuel Freedman, a Connecticut judge and legislator who helped create the state’s public defender system, has died.

11/06/2012

Judge Mark Kravitz Dies At 62

U.S. District Judge Mark Kravitz, a prominent New Haven appellate lawyer known for his work on freedom of information cases before ascending in 2003 to the federal bench and overseeing a variety of high-profile cases in Connecticut, has died after battling Lou Gehrig’s disease.

10/02/2012

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Judge Orders Man To Stay Away From Ex Girlfriend Until He’s 93

A judge has issued an unusual 50-year criminal protective order against a Bridgeport man who assaulted his ex-girlfriend.

03/16/2012

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Federal Judge Peter Dorsey Dies

Federal authorities say senior U.S. District Judge Peter Dorsey has died in New Haven after a long illness. He was 80.

01/22/2012

Nappier, Denise

Judge Dismisses Motor Vehicle Charges Against Nappier

A Hartford superior court judge has dismissed motor vehicle charges filed against Connecticut State Treasurer Denise Nappier.

09/14/2011

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Judge Upholds $28 Million Judgement in Smoking-Cancer Case

A federal judge has upheld a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in the case of a Connecticut smoker who developed larynx cancer.

09/01/2011

Ronald Taylor, George Gould (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

State Supreme Court Orders Another Trial For Freed Defendants

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered new trials for two men in a 1993 killing, saying a judge was wrong to overturn their convictions last year.

07/08/2011

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$16 Million Interest In Tobacco Award

JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A federal judge has awarded nearly $16 million in interest to a smoker who already had won $12 million against a tobacco company in the first […]

03/03/2011

Hayes Sentencing Today

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Several jurors who condemned a Connecticut man to death for a deadly home invasion have shown up for his sentencing, saying they wanted to see the process through. New Haven […]

12/02/2010

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