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Lawsuit By Slain Inmate's Family Is ReinstatedThe Connecticut Supreme Court has reinstated a lawsuit by the family of a man who killed five people in a car wreck in 2006 and was slain in prison two years later by a fellow inmate who was related to one of the crash victims.
Death Penalty Elimination Upheld Again
Former Hartford Mayor's Corruption Case Heads To State 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.
Chief Justice Reconfirmed
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.
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