Connecticut

White-Collar Crime

Suspended lawyer gets 12 months in federal prison for his role in $3.5M mortgage fraud

Criminal Justice

$1.7M cemetery theft gets lawyer up to 13 years; he’s already serving federal time in tax case

Bankruptcy Law

Ex-Dewey partner’s $500K loan shouldn’t be discharged because he lied about assets, bank says

Education Law

In response to upsurge in review requests, Yale Law School is deleting admission evaluation records

Criminal Justice

Bag of marijuana falls from lawyer’s pocket in court; paralegal provides explanation

Trials & Litigation

Families of some Sandy Hook victims file suit against estate of shooter’s mom and town

Health Law

Dentist is charged with criminally negligent homicide in patient’s death due to tooth extractions

White-Collar Crime

Former lawyer gets time after conviction in money-laundering sting

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer guilty in cemetery theft; state AG says he stole $1.8M to refund $1M in client escrow money

Media & Communications Law

2nd Circuit nixes libel suit over ‘scarlet letter’ news stories that survived expunged arrest record

Judiciary

Many courts close early Monday, plan to stay shuttered Tuesday as predicted monster snowstorm looms

Trials & Litigation

Former lawyer has 237 years to pay off malpractice judgment

Health Law

17-year-old cancer patient can’t refuse chemotherapy, Connecticut Supreme Court rules

Trials & Litigation

Families of 9 school-shooting victims sue maker, seller of Bushmaster rifle used in Newtown massacre

Legal Ethics

Former federal prosecutor gives up law license after client-theft claim

First Amendment

Judge lifts order barring legal publication from publishing story; info already aired by legal blog

First Amendment

Judge reconsiders order banning legal publication from publishing story

Criminal Justice

Report: Sandy Hook shooter never got needed treatment despite disabilities dating to early childhood

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards $638K to mom who sued over claimed sex abuse of adult daughter; defense argued consent

Health Law

Girl barred from school over Ebola fears is back in class, and lawsuit is settled