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Parents Challenge Reconfirmation Of Family Court Judge

A group of parents who’ve struggled with Connecticut’s family court system are hoping a close judicial confirmation vote on Wednesday will send a message to the General Assembly and ultimately spark reforms of a system they argue is unfair to them.

02/26/2014

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Sotomayor Speaks At Yale

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who grew up poor in the Bronx, has described how she navigated new worlds of Ivy League universities and the nation’s highest court.

02/03/2014

Connecticut State Capitol. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

New Laws For 2014

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The new year in Connecticut will bring a range of new laws, including one requiring state public safety officials to create a registry of people convicted […]

12/31/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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State Will Detain Only Immigrants Considered Safety Threats

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy has signed a law setting limits on turning over immigrants to federal authorities for possible deportation.

06/26/2013

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New Panel To Review Judges’ Pay

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.

07/14/2012

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Yale Law School Starts First-of-its-Kind Program To Train Law Professors

Yale Law School is set to begin offering a doctorate in law, calling it the first such program in the country.

07/11/2012

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Rhode Island Repeals Law Making Online Lies A Crime

If you’ve ever lied to a potential Internet date about your weight, texted your spouse that you were someplace you weren’t or emailed mom to say how much you love that ugly new sweater, you were breaking the law if you did it in Rhode Island.

06/27/2012

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Sherman’s Law License To Be Suspended During Prison Sentence

Attorney Michael Sherman, who represented Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel in his Connecticut murder trial, will be suspended from practicing law while he serves a prison sentence for failing to pay taxes.

01/28/2011

New Laws Take Effect in New Year

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Several new laws are kicking in with the new year in Connecticut, including one that requires riders applying for a motorcycle driver’s license to attend […]

12/31/2010