Samuel Freedman, a Connecticut judge and legislator who helped create the state’s public defender system, has died.
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.
A judge has issued an unusual 50-year criminal protective order against a Bridgeport man who assaulted his ex-girlfriend.
Federal authorities say senior U.S. District Judge Peter Dorsey has died in New Haven after a long illness. He was 80.
A Hartford superior court judge has dismissed motor vehicle charges filed against Connecticut State Treasurer Denise Nappier.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]