445 ABA Journal Connecticut articles.
A Connecticut appeals court has vacated a judge’s order sealing two documents about a beach property that she owned in Maine after a law professor stepped in to argue for their release.
Feb 12, 2020 2:05 PM CST
A Connecticut judge ruled Monday that prosecutors can introduce evidence from a slain woman’s Fitbit that is inconsistent with her husband’s story about a masked intruder shooting her in the head.
Jan 28, 2020 2:21 PM CST
Lawyer appointed to pro bono case can’t avoid representation, federal judge rules
A Connecticut lawyer appointed as pro bono counsel in a prisoner’s civil rights case doesn’t qualify for an…
Jan 14, 2020 4:37 PM CST
Paul Skalnik learned about the benefits of being a jailhouse informant when he was in the Harris County Jail in Texas in 1978 for passing bad checks.
Dec 6, 2019 12:15 PM CST
Lawyers make the lowest average salary in Montana and the highest average salary in California, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Nov 20, 2019 10:55 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by the maker of the Bushmaster semi-automatic rifle in a suit seeking to hold the gun manufacturer liable for the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Nov 12, 2019 12:20 PM CST
The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that an agreement to destroy frozen embryos upon divorce is a contract that can be enforced by one of the parties.
Nov 1, 2019 10:18 AM CDT
For much of the past 13 years, attorney Timothy Hollister has battled local elected officials here on behalf of a developer who wants to build more affordable housing in one of America’s wealthiest towns.
Sep 27, 2019 11:21 AM CDT
Sep 1, 2019 1:50 AM CDT
Police have seized 19 firearms from a lawyer in Stamford, Connecticut, and charged him with an alleged failure to report the theft of six other guns.
Police think one of…
Jul 12, 2019 10:41 AM CDT
New York is poised to join the increasing number of states that are banning gay and trans “panic defenses” in murder cases. As the ABA Journal reported in January, legislatures have increasingly considered this type of ban.
Jun 26, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Lawyers representing Sandy Hook families in a defamation suit against "Infowars" radio host Alex Jones say several emails turned over in discovery contained embedded images of child pornography.
Jun 18, 2019 3:37 PM CDT
The Connecticut Supreme Court overturned 30-year-old murder convictions of two men Friday because the state failed to correct a well-known criminologist’s testimony that a red substance on a towel in…
Jun 18, 2019 11:32 AM CDT
When Sen. Bernie Sanders championed voting rights for prisoners during a CNN town hall, he spotlighted an intensifying national debate about why going to prison means losing the right to vote.
Jun 14, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
Connecticut is expected to become the first state to collect statewide criminal case data from prosecutors broken down by the defendants’ race, sex, ethnicity, age and ZIP code.
Jun 14, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
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