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State Supreme Court Says Deportation Ruling Not Retroactive

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A 35-year-old man who has lived in Connecticut since he was 14 faces deportation to Haiti after the state Supreme Court ruled his lawyer didn’t have to tell him that pleading […]


Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State High Court To Address Juvenile Sentencing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Supreme Court has decided to take up three cases that could decide how the state handles the convictions of children who commit murder and other violent crimes. The court will […]


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AG Withdraws Appeal To High Court For Now

Connecticut has withdrawn an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court challenging a ruling that former Gov. John Rowland’s administration violated the constitutional rights of 2,800 state employees it laid off in 2003, state Attorney General George Jepsen said Monday.


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Campaign Finance Rally In Hartford

A coalition of labor, environmental, and student groups turned out today in Hartford for a rally on the financing of political campaigns. Currently, there’s a $123,000 cap on donations to campaigns, parties or PACs during […]


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Supreme Court Justice at Yale

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an advocate for women’s rights before she joined the high court, said Friday that one of her favorite techniques to persuade men on legal […]


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Mass. Coalition Calls For Amendment

A Massachusetts group has submitted thousands of petition signatures to put a non-binding question on the November ballot, asserting that corporations aren’t entitled to the same rights as people.