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The Connecticut Supreme Court.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Supreme Court Says Secret Meeting On Lethal Injection Was Illegal

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that the state Medical Examining Board held an illegal, five-minute secret meeting in 2009, when it privately discussed an issue related to the state’s lethal injection form of capital punishment.

10/07/2013

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

Are Horses “Naturally. . . Vicious?”

Farmers and horse owners say if a lower court ruling stands, Connecticut would be the first state to consider horses inherently dangerous.

09/23/2013

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Bridgeport Superintendent’s Certification

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?

09/23/2013

(Photo credit:  David McNew/Getty Images)

State Supreme Court Overturns Bottle Bill Award

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 […]

08/13/2013

(Photo Credit: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images)

State Supreme Court Rejects DNA Testing Effort

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.

07/29/2013

The Connecticut Supreme Court.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Supreme Court Will Review Sup’t Qualifications

The Connecticut State Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the Bridgeport interim schools superintendent should remain in office.

07/16/2013

The Connecticut Supreme Court.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

New Trial Granted In Murder Conviction

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.

07/15/2013

(Courtesy Judicial Department website)

Death Penalty Case Delayed For Supreme Court’s Capital Punishment Decision

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.

07/08/2013

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Hartford Rally Will Celebrate Supreme Court Decision

Connecticut officials and families are planning to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

06/29/2013

Rep. Larson On Supreme Court Decision

“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 […]

06/26/2013

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