HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The typically routine process of confirming state judges turned into a testy debate Friday about Connecticut’s system for awarding judicial pensions worth about $100,000 a year. Lawmakers in both the Senate […]
State judges will be getting their first pay raise in six years under the new two-year budget approved by the legislature.
Gov. 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 Malloy has made 16 judicial nominations — one to the Connecticut Appellate Court and 15 others to the Superior Court.
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.
Connecticut 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.
A new subcommittee of the Connecticut Judicial Branch will be looking into how to better evaluate the state’s judges for potential bias.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A state lawmaker is proposing an ultimatum to judges who choose not to take unpaid days off: No furlough days, no reappointment. Democratic Rep. Zeke Zalaski of Southington said in a […]