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Arguments Heard in Avon Mountain Crash

Lawyers for victims of a 2005 Connecticut car wreck that killed four people and injured 19 have urged the state Supreme Court to let a jury decide whether the state should be held accountable.


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State High Court Hears Horse Arguments

A case argued before the state supreme court today touched on how likely horses are to bite people, and what kind of precautions horse owners must take to protect themselves against a lawsuit.



Bridgeport To Pay Legal Fees Of Embattled School Superintendent

Bridgeport’s school board has agreed to pay the legal fees for Superintendent Paul Vallas as he fights for his job before the state Supreme Court.


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Supreme Court Taking Up Death Penalty Repeal

The Connecticut Supreme Court is expected to hear arguments next month on whether the state’s repeal of the death penalty for future crimes violates the constitutional rights of the 11 men already on death row.


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McDonald Nomination Moving Through General Assembly

Former Stamford state Sen. Andrew McDonald’s nomination to Connecticut’s State Supreme Court is moving through the General Assembly.


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State Supreme Court Nominee Clears Early Hurdle

Former Stamford state Sen. Andrew McDonald, the governor’s legal counsel, cleared his first legislative hurdle Monday as he moved closer to becoming the next member of the Connecticut State Supreme Court.


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State Supreme Court To Hear Trooper Staffing Case

The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration to Connecticut’s law requiring a minimum number of state troopers.


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GOP: Big Congressional District Changes Needed

Republican leaders are discounting claims by Democrats that the state Supreme Court’s job of adjusting Connecticut’s five congressional districts is a simple task that involves accounting for relatively minor population changes.


State Supreme Court Arguments Over State Health Benefits For Legal Aliens

Legal Aid lawyers Tuesday will ask the state Supreme Court to require Connecticut to continue health benefits for poor, disabled, or elderly legal immigrants. The case is HONG PHAM v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES, SC […]