Heated Debate on Judicial Nominees
Connecticut Judges To Get First Pay Raise In 6 YearsState judges will be getting their first pay raise in six years under the new two-year budget approved by the legislature.
Conn. Superior Court Nominee Tied To Pyramid Scheme Case Sworn InGov. Dannel P. Malloy has delivered the oath of office to 15 Connecticut superior court judges, including a Bradford attorney who was a figure in a criminal case involving a pyramid scheme.
Governor Nominates 15 To Superior Court, One To Appellate Governor Malloy has made 16 judicial nominations -- one to the Connecticut Appellate Court and 15 others to the Superior Court.
Federal Courts In Connecticut To Get Help From Out-Of-State Judges Connecticut's top federal judge is enlisting help from out-of-state colleagues to preside over a backlog of civil cases created by a shortage of U.S. District judges.
New Panel To Review Judges' PayConnecticut will soon undertake a review of the compensation of state judges, whose pay level has declined to 45th in the country when adjusted for cost of living after five years of no salary increases.
Panel To Seek Judge BiasA new subcommittee of the Connecticut Judicial Branch will be looking into how to better evaluate the state's judges for potential bias.
Lawmaker Proposes No Reappointment for Judges who Don't Take Furlough