443 ABA Journal Connecticut articles.
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
Some states are changing the rules for peremptory challenges—and in one case, eliminating them altogether—in an effort to eliminate racial bias in jury selection.
Dec 22, 2021 3:32 PM CST
Suspended lawyer Alex Murdaugh faces new charges
Suspended South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, previously charged in an alleged scheme to have himself killed for insurance money, is facing 27…
Nov 19, 2021 4:14 PM CST
Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is liable by default in three defamation lawsuits filed over his claims that the December 2012 mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, was a “giant hoax.”
Oct 4, 2021 1:02 PM CDT
Day Pitney is raising eyebrows for subpoenas seeking academic, attendance and disciplinary records of five slain Sandy Hook schoolchildren as it defends a lawsuit against gunmaker Remington Arms Co.
Sep 13, 2021 2:07 PM CDT
President Joe Biden’s latest round of judicial picks includes a voting rights lawyer nominated to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New York. Biden announced five judicial nominations Tuesday, which brings his total nominees to 24.
Jun 16, 2021 12:12 PM CDT
A Connecticut real estate lawyer is under police investigation following a fatal shooting Monday evening in the parking lot outside his law firm's office in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Jun 11, 2021 12:52 PM CDT
A fashion model has filed a lawsuit alleging that Goldberg Segalla exposed her Social Security number and other personal information in a PACER filing.
May 26, 2021 3:37 PM CDT
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