Two Major Rulings Yield Supreme Court Critisism
Defendant Sues City, State, After Murder Charges Are DroppedA New Haven man is suing the city and state for $20 million after he was charged with murder and spent 17 months in jail awaiting trial before prosecutors dropped the allegations.
Chief Court Administrator Quinn Retiring, Replacement NamedJudge Patrick L. Carroll III will become Connecticut's next chief court administrator when Judge Barbara M. Quinn retires in October.
State's Chief Justice In White House Forum This WeekConnecticut Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers will be joining senior government officials and legal professionals at the White House for a discussion about the need for more free legal services.
Federal Judge Mark Kravitz Dead At 63
Justice Commission Appoints McShane As State's AttorneyThe state Criminal Justice Commission has appointed veteran prosecutor Peter McShane as state's attorney for the Middlesex Judicial District in central Connecticut.