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State Supreme Court Clarifies Requirements For Accelerated Rehab

PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday clarified the requirements for completing accelerated rehabilitation, a probation program for first-time offenders that results in charges being dropped. The court […]

09/11/2014

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State Supreme Court Rules On Pawn Shop Suit

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that state law limits how much interest pawn shops can charge consumers who agree to buy back items they sold to the shops in exchange for loans.

09/08/2014

Assistant Public Defender Mark Rademacher argues before the state Supreme Court, in the appeal of death row inmate Russell Peeler, Jr. Image from CT-N pool feed.

High Court Hears Appeal In Murders Of 8-year-old Boy, Mother

The state Supreme Court today heard the appeal of a death row inmate convicted of arranging the Bridgeport killings of an 8-year-old boy, and the child’s mother.

07/10/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Scalia To Speak At Coast Guard Academy

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is delivering an address this week at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

03/17/2014

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

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Justices Seem Receptive To Reducing Cross-State Air Pollution

Several Supreme Court justices Tuesday suggested during a 90-minute argument that they believe the Environmental Protection Agency did not exceed its authority when it issued i 2011 rule seeking to to reduce pollution from power plants in 28 states that drifts into states in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

12/10/2013

Judge Richard Robinson (Courtesy office of the Governor)

Malloy Names New State Supreme Court Justice

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has nominated state Appellate Court Judge Richard Robinson to serve on Connecticut’s highest court.

12/10/2013

A sign outside Bridgeport City Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Mayor Asks State Supreme Court To Return Law License

Former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim’s lawyer has told the state Supreme Court his client has shown remorse for his corrupt tenure as mayor of Connecticut’s largest city and deserves to win back his law license.

12/03/2013

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

Child Molestation Convictions Overturned

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The state Supreme Court has ruled that a prosecutor’s misconduct warrants a new trial for a Bethel man who was convicted in 2010 of molesting an 8-year-old girl. The court on […]

11/12/2013

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