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September 24, 2018

Yale Law Students Protest Kavanaugh, Demand Investigation

by Peter Urban | Sep 24, 2018 6:21pm
Posted to: Congress | Courts | SCOTUS | White House

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WASHINGTON – More than 100 Yale Law School students traveled by bus to Capitol Hill on Monday demanding that allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh be properly investigated before the Senate continues its confirmation process.

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Malloy Defends Criminal Justice Reforms With New Stats

by Jack Kramer | Sep 24, 2018 2:31pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Juvenile Justice | Legal | Public Safety

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HARTFORD, CT—Gov. Dannel P. Malloy trumpeted statistics that show crime trends continue to decrease in Connecticut while criticizing candidates for office who he said are misleading the public by stating the state is not safer than its been in decades.

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September 23, 2018

Blumenthal Wants FBI Investigation As More Women Come Forward Regarding Kavanaugh

by Christine Stuart | Sep 23, 2018 11:49pm
Posted to: Congress | Courts | DC News Junkie | Equality | Ethics | SCOTUS | White House

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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called Sunday for an FBI investigation of the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by two and possibly a third woman.

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September 14, 2018

Blumenthal Again Complains of ‘Tainted’ Confirmation Process

by Peter Urban | Sep 14, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Congress | Courts | DC News Junkie | SCOTUS | White House

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal again sought to delay the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, complaining that the Judiciary Committee is failing to do a proper job of vetting as Republicans rush to approve President Trump’s nominee.

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September 12, 2018

East Haven Settles Sexual Harassment Case Against Mayor

by Jack Kramer | Sep 12, 2018 12:57pm
Posted to: Courts | East Haven

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EAST HAVEN, CT —A three-year-old lawsuit accusing East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. of sexually harassing a former town employee was settled right before the beginning of the trial Wednesday.

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September 11, 2018

Danbury Faction Asks To Keep 13 Endorsements

by Christine Stuart | Sep 11, 2018 2:21pm
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Danbury | Waterbury

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HARTFORD, CT — Thirteen candidates who were endorsed by the Danbury faction of the Independent Party are appealing a judge’s decision in an effort to get their names onto the ballot.

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Blumenthal To Join Lawsuit For Kavanaugh Documents

by Christine Stuart | Sep 11, 2018 1:15pm
Posted to: Congress | Courts | DC News Junkie | White House

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HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said he’s not accusing U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of lying to the Judiciary Committee, but the only way to know the truth about his time in the White House counsel’s office may be through a lawsuit.

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September 10, 2018

No Settlement; East Haven Mayor’s Sex Harassment Case Slated for Court

by Jack Kramer | Sep 10, 2018 1:20pm
Posted to: Courts | Equality | East Haven

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EAST HAVEN, CT (UPDATED 8 p.m.) — A three-year-old lawsuit that accuses East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. of sexually harassing a former town employee is going to trial this coming Wednesday.

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September 7, 2018

Kavanaugh Confirmation a Raucous Affair

by Peter Urban | Sep 7, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Congress | Courts | DC News Junkie | SCOTUS | White House

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U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh survived three days of confirmation hearings before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee that were punctuated by protests from Democrats on the panel and protestors seated in the public gallery.

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OP-ED | Oh, It Can Still Get Much Worse

by Susan Bigelow | Sep 7, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Analysis | US Foreign Policy | Congress | Courts | Opinion | White House

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This is one of those weeks in which I’m amazed we’re not all out in the streets, shouting our heads off for the preservation of democracy and the republic. I guess we really do get the government we deserve.

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