Did Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas properly receive a waiver to state certification requirements for his job? Or did he and state education officials flout the law to make it easier for him to take the helm of the city’s struggling school district?
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The state Supreme Court has overturned a nearly $5.8 million award to beer and soda distributors who sued the state over its taking of unclaimed nickel bottle and can deposits in […]
The Connecticut Supreme Court has rejected a bid by a man convicted of a 1995 killing in New Haven for DNA testing of a hat recovered from the crime scene, ruling the evidence against him was strong.
The Connecticut State Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the Bridgeport interim schools superintendent should remain in office.
The Connecticut Supreme Court has granted a new trial to a man convicted of a gang-related killing in 1996, ruling that the false testimony of a key witness deprived him of a fair trial.
A West Hartford death penalty case has been delayed until after the state Supreme Court decides whether the state’s repeal of capital punishment last year is constitutional.
Connecticut officials and families are planning to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
“While the Voting Rights Act has been instrumental in empowering voters across the nation, it’s no secret that discrimination continues to hamper our electoral process. This week, the Supreme Court chose to disregard the bipartisan […]
“Today’s historic ruling is a victory for equality, civil rights and for all the loving, committed same-sex couples across this country. I am proud to live in a state that has led the way on […]
“The Supreme Court made the right decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act and advanced the cause of marriage equality by reestablishing the right of same-sex marriage in California. For too long DOMA […]