462 ABA Journal Connecticut articles.
A lawyer’s Maine law license has been suspended after he tried to get continuing legal education credit for attending online programs that happened at the same time.
Sep 19, 2023 3:27 PM CDT
As both an attorney and a judge, Thomas Moukawsher has spent the majority of his career dealing in complex litigation. And the Connecticut Superior Court judge would like to make the legal system, well, less complex.
Sep 6, 2023 8:15 AM CDT
Yale University has settled a federal lawsuit with a student group alleging that the school discriminated against students with mental health issues and pressured them to withdraw from classes.
Aug 29, 2023 11:32 AM CDT
A Connecticut law ending a religious exemption for required vaccinations does not violate constitutional guarantees, including the First Amendment right to free exercise of religion, a federal appeals court has held.
Aug 9, 2023 8:41 AM CDT
A forensic scientist who became famous after his testimony in the O.J. Simpson murder trial is defending his earlier work after a federal judge found him liable in a wrongful conviction lawsuit by two men who spent 30 years in prison before their exoneration.
Jul 28, 2023 9:35 AM CDT
A Connecticut lawyer sent part of the proceeds from a home sale to a fraudster’s bank account, rather than the bank holding the mortgage, a negligence lawsuit alleges.
Apr 27, 2023 2:14 PM CDT
“We address judges as ‘your honor’ because we know they have real power. We appeal to their honor, not their egos, when we do it. ... ‘Your honor’ isn’t merely aspirational; it’s gloriously aspirational,” writes a Connecticut complex litigation judge.
Mar 7, 2023 8:47 AM CST
A police officer’s confiscation of two signs reading “Cops Ahead” violated the First Amendment rights of the man who was holding them, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Mar 2, 2023 1:32 PM CST
A Connecticut judge has declined to sanction a Texas lawyer representing Infowars host Alex Jones for failing to take proper action after his paralegal mistakenly released confidential documents to the opposing counsel.
Jan 19, 2023 9:41 AM CST
A Connecticut lawyer is accused in an ethics presentment of violating laws on unauthorized access to a computer system, after his network administrator downloaded emails from an exiting associate’s personal email account.
Jan 18, 2023 10:19 AM CST
Updated: A Connecticut judge has ordered a six-month suspension for a lawyer representing Infowars host and founder Alex Jones because the attorney “carelessly” handled confidential documents mistakenly released to the opposing counsel in a defamation trial against Jones.
Jan 9, 2023 2:04 PM CST
Standing issues and a lack of notice have doomed a challenge to a transgender-inclusive sports policy. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New York ruled Friday against four cisgender athletes in Connecticut who alleged that the policy deprived them of a fair shot at statewide track titles in high school.
Dec 19, 2022 10:50 AM CST
U.S. Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh dissented Monday, when the Supreme Court turned down an appeal that challenges the use of eight-person juries in serious criminal cases.
Nov 8, 2022 9:24 AM CST
Infowars host and founder Alex Jones called the $965 million verdict against him a “joke” during his broadcast Wednesday and suggested that defamation plaintiffs who sued him for lying about the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting massacre in Connecticut won’t be able to collect.
Oct 13, 2022 10:30 AM CDT
A Connecticut lawyer is facing criminal charges after a television viewer forwarded a video showing him slapping another person to a local news outlet.
Sep 12, 2022 11:38 AM CDT
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