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Justices: Lawyers Cannot Be Sued For Fraud

The state Supreme Court has ruled in an ex-NFL player’s case that Connecticut lawyers can’t be sued for fraud for their conduct in court cases because of a centuries-old legal doctrine.


Jim Berk, left, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., center, and Paul Gallay attend 2012 Riverkeeper's Annual Fishermen's Ball at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on April 26, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Robert Kennedy Jr.: I Did Not Stop Financially Supporting My Wife

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is disputing claims he stopped financially supporting his wife in the months before her New York suicide.


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Death Penalty Repeal Gives Defense Lawyers New Opening

Defense lawyers are expected to challenge this week’s repeal of Connecticut’s death penalty. That’s because it only applies to future crimes and leaves current death row inmates and defendants in pending capital felony cases subject to possible execution.