Supreme Court

Connecticut Prosecutors Seek To Re-argue For Death PenaltyConnecticut prosecutors are seeking to re-argue the death penalty before the state Supreme Court, which voted last month to strike it down as unconstitutional.
Supreme Court Extends Gay Marriage NationwideThe Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
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State's High Court Overturns 100-Year Sentence The Connecticut Supreme Court has overturned a 100-year prison sentence that was imposed on a Hartford teenager in a murder case, saying juveniles should not be treated as adults at sentencing.
Teen Must Continue Cancer Treatment Under Supreme Court Ruling A 17-year-old known as "Cassandra C." in court papers will continue with her chemotherapy
Connecticut Supreme Court To Hear Case Of Teen Refusing ChemotherapyWhen a 17-year-old Connecticut girl refused medical treatment for cancer and her mother agreed with her decision, state officials took custody of her and forced her to undergo what they called life-saving chemotherapy.
Court Sides With Rocky Hill In Nursing Home CaseConnecticut's highest court is siding with the town of Rocky Hill in a dispute about whether a privately operated nursing facility for state prisoners should be immune from local zoning restrictions and free from paying local property taxes.
Writer Seeks Records Of Long-dead Arsenic KillerA writer telling the story of a serial killer who inspired the play and 1944 movie "Arsenic and Old Lace" hopes the Connecticut Supreme Court will order records related to her incarceration in a state mental hospital to be opened.
Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseA pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
Supreme Court Justices Concerned Over Diversity On BenchTwo U.S. Supreme Court justices who attended Yale Law school are expressing concern over a lack of diverse backgrounds among those on the bench.
Conviction Reinstated In Warrantless Search Case A divided Connecticut Supreme Court has reinstated a gun conviction against a man who awaits sentencing in a New Jersey murder case, ruling that a 2008 warrantless search by Stamford police that found the weapon used in the homicide was proper.
State Supreme Court Clarifies Requirements For Accelerated Rehab