450 ABA Journal Connecticut articles.
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
A federal judge in Connecticut has tossed a lawsuit filed by a volunteer psychiatry professor at Yale University who lost her job after suggesting publicly that former President Donald Trump and lawyer Alan Dershowitz may have shared psychiatric symptoms "by contagion."
Sep 1, 2022 12:33 PM CDT
A lawyer for Infowars founder Alex Jones testified in a show-cause hearing last week that the release of confidential medical records to opposing counsel in a defamation trial was due to a wrong link provided by his administrative assistant.
Aug 29, 2022 11:20 AM CDT
Because of a mistaken cellphone revelation, the Houston lawyer representing Infowars host Alex Jones in a Texas defamation lawsuit could have exposed himself to malpractice claims by his client, legal disciplinary action by the state and sanctions in a separate case in Connecticut.
Aug 8, 2022 2:06 PM CDT
A federal judge has ruled for three major drug distributors in a bench trial contending that their conduct created an opioid epidemic in Huntington, West Virginia, and the state’s Cabell County.
Jul 5, 2022 3:55 PM CDT
Bees can sometimes be considered fish, court says
Bees can be protected under the California Endangered Species Act because they are invertebrates within the law’s definition of fish, the California…
Jun 10, 2022 11:56 AM CDT
Lawyer Michael Avenatti gets more prison time
Suspended lawyer Michael Avenatti was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for stealing nearly $300,000 in book-deal payments intended…
Jun 3, 2022 12:41 PM CDT
A Connecticut-based branch of Black Lives Matter is calling for the suspension of a criminal defense lawyer who dropped his pants and used the N-word in a comedy routine.
May 2, 2022 8:43 AM CDT
More than a dozen federal courts have eased or dropped mask requirements since the beginning of March.
Mar 11, 2022 10:04 AM CST
‘Giant in the law’ Walter Dellinger dies
Former acting U.S. Solicitor General Walter Dellinger died Feb. 16 at age 80. Dellinger was a longtime professor at the Duke University School…
Feb 18, 2022 1:45 PM CST
Gunmaker Remington Arms has agreed to a $73 million settlement in a lawsuit targeting its marketing of the automatic rifle used in the 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
Feb 16, 2022 9:18 AM CST
A lawyer in Hamden, Connecticut, has been disbarred by a judge who said she made “empty and malicious claims” that another judge favored Jewish litigants and protected the sexual abuse of children.
Jan 31, 2022 12:48 PM CST
A California federal court said Wednesday it would suspend in-person jury trials following similar announcements by other state and federal courts amid the surge in omicron COVID-19 cases.
Jan 6, 2022 11:59 AM CST
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