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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

Judge Denies Motion for New Hayes Trial or New Penalty Hearing

Judge Jon Blue has denied the motion filed by lawyers for Steven Hayes for a new trial or a new penalty phase hearing in their client’s conviction and death sentence in the Cheshire home invasion […]

11/26/2010

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