HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a murder case that police were justified in entering the defendant's home without a warrant after observing an infestation of flies at a window.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont on Wednesday nominated Joan Alexander, a state judge and former prosecutor, to serve on the state Supreme Court.
Alexander, 59, of Cromwell, who now faces legislative confirmation, would succeed Supreme Court Justice Christine Keller, who announced earlier this month that she would be taking senior, part-time status on the court.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court unanimously voted Tuesday to begin disciplinary proceedings against a state judge who has not shown up to work for more than two years while continuing to be paid.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut State Supreme Court has adopted a congressional redistricting plan, submitted by the court's hired expert, that makes mostly minor changes to the boundaries of the state's five districts to accommodate population changes.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Women-only exercise areas in gyms and fitness clubs violate a state law banning discrimination based on gender, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
The 6-0 decision written by Chief Justice Richard Robinson overturned a lower court ruling and an earlier decision by a state human rights official.
Proposed maps that revamp Connecticut's congressional district boundaries, submitted by legislative Democrats and Republicans ahead of the Connecticut Supreme Court's redistricting public hearing on Friday, would make relatively few changes to the state's existing five congressional districts.
The Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday, using terse language at times, denied a motion filed by Republican members of the state's redistricting commission to have the court reconsider its decision to tap a Stanford University law professor to help redraw the state's congressional district boundaries after the group couldn't agree on a plan.
Republican members of the state's bipartisan redistricting commission want the Connecticut Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to tap a Stanford University law professor to help redraw congressional districts after the group couldn’t reach a bipartisan agreement and missed its deadline this week.
A bipartisan commission tasked with redrawing the boundaries for Connecticut's congressional districts failed to meet its deadline on Tuesday, sending the challenging job of crafting a new map to the Connecticut Supreme Court once again.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a Connecticut man convicted in the killings of a woman and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion.
The court decided not to take up the case of Joshua Komisarjevsky on Monday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The bipartisan commission charged with redrawing the boundaries for Connecticut's congressional districts has decided to request a three-week extension so it can complete its work.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court overturned on Wednesday the convictions of a businessman charged in an alleged human trafficking ring that prosecutors said preyed on young men who were mentally ill and intellectually disabled.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court on Wednesday grappled with whether a $20 million bond set for a former researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology accused of killing a Yale graduate student is unconstitutionally high and how state judges should go about setting bail amounts.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with the issues of sexual discrimination, differences between women and men and even the definition of gender while hearing arguments over whether fitness clubs can have women-only exercise areas...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gun-maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter's personal belongings, including personal journals containing stories about hurting children and a spreadsheet ranking mass murders, must be released to the public because they are not exempt from open record laws, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Tuesday...
GREENWICH — The murder case involving Michael Skakel and a 1975 murder in Greenwich is gaining national attention — again — after 11 states asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Connecticut’s appeal to reinstate his conviction.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a stunning reversal, the Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday overturned Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction in the 1975 bludgeoning death of a girl in wealthy Greenwich...
So we’re really re-arguing the death penalty? That’s what the Republicans’ nearly unified position against Supreme Court Justice Andrew McDonald is about? The 2018 elections are going to be a referendum on capital punishment?
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza heard the message loud and clear when gun-maker Remington Arms marketed an AR-15-style rifle as an overpowering weapon favored by elite military forces, a lawyer for relatives of some victims of the massacre told the Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday confirmed a $1 million jury verdict in a priest sexual abuse case against the Archdiocese of Hartford and upheld a 2002 state law that expanded the statute of limitations for bringing sex abuse claims.