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April 23, 2018

Judicial Nominations Cause Concern For Budgetary Reasons

by Christine Stuart | Apr 23, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Courts | Labor | Legal | State Budget

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HARTFORD, CT — The Judiciary Committee is expected to hear hours of testimony Monday on a Supreme Court chief justice nominee, a Supreme Court nominee, an Appellate Court nominee, and 30 Superior Court nominees.

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April 17, 2018

One Paid Medical Leave Bill Squeaks Through Finance

by Christine Stuart | Apr 17, 2018 4:41pm
Posted to: Business | Courts | The Economy | Equality | Health Care | Insurance | Housing | Jobs | Labor | Legal | State Capitol

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HARTFORD, CT — One bill failed and one was saved during Tuesday’s meeting of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee when House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz promised one of his members that they would remove $20 million in bonding for start-up costs.

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April 13, 2018

Malloy Nominates 14 More To The Bench

by Christine Stuart | Apr 13, 2018 4:11pm
Posted to: Courts | Legal

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HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 14 more attorneys to Superior Court Friday rounding his nominations in his last term out to 30.

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April 9, 2018

Members of Black and Puerto Rican Caucus Seek to Derail Judicial Re-Confirmation

by Bhumika Choudhary | Apr 9, 2018 3:27pm
Posted to: Child Welfare | Courts | Legal

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HARTFORD, CT — In a last ditch effort to sway public opinion, some members of the Black and Latino Caucus expressed concerns Monday regarding the re-confirmation of Judge Jane B. Emons of Woodbridge.

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OP-ED | All Organizations - Public or Private, Government or Corporate - Need to Protect Employees

by Karen Jarmoc and Merry Jackson | Apr 9, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Courts | Equality | Legal | Opinion

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty’s response upon learning that her male Chief of Staff was in an intimate relationship with a female staff person whom he harassed and physically harmed was wrong and deeply disappointing as she failed to promptly hold the offender accountable and offer support to the victim. She has acknowledged the opportunity for her and all of us to do better. We could not agree more.

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April 5, 2018

Malloy Nominates Robinson To Chief Justice

by Christine Stuart | Apr 5, 2018 1:03pm
Posted to: Courts | Legal | State Capitol

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HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced his intention to elevate Supreme Court Justice Richard Robinson to chief justice Thursday.

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April 4, 2018

As YouTube Cowers, Gun Bills Advance

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 4, 2018 10:00am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Courts | Law Enforcement | Legal | Public Safety

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HARTFORD, CT — While another active shooter drama unfolded on the West Coast Tuesday, Connecticut legislators debated whether to respond to the epidemic by restricting certain types of guns and accessories — or by allowing people to carry guns openly in state parks.

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April 3, 2018

Malloy Nominates 11 To Superior Court, One To Appellate, Still Mum on Chief Justice

by Christine Stuart | Apr 3, 2018 11:44am
Posted to: Courts | Legal | State Capitol

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HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 3 p.m.) Still mum on who he will nominate as his next Supreme Court chief justice candidate, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 11 attorneys to the Superior Court and Superior Court Judge Ingrid L. Moll to the Appellate Court Tuesday.

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March 28, 2018

Democrats Ask For Reconsideration of McDonald Vote

by Jack Kramer | Mar 28, 2018 2:27pm
Posted to: Courts | Equality | State Capitol

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HARTFORD, CT—Democratic Senate leaders Wednesday asked the 18 Republicans and one Democrat who voted against elevating Justice Andrew McDonald to chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court to reconsider their votes.

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Malloy Has 5 Days To Name Another Chief Justice

by Christine Stuart | Mar 28, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Courts

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HARTFORD, CT — Following the Senate’s rejection of Supreme Court Justice Andrew McDonald’s elevation to chief justice, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has five days to make another nomination.

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