- Court: Law doesn't bar suits against cigarette manufacturers Updated: Apr-25-16 3:06 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Cigarette manufacturers aren't immune to lawsuits by smokers who get sick, the state's highest court ruled Monday in a decision that bolsters the case of a smoker who was stricken with laryngeal cancer and won a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
- Court: assault could have been both intentional and reckless Updated: Apr-21-16 2:37 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's Supreme Court has reinstated the convictions of a Waterbury man who was found guilty of both intentional and reckless assault for the same crime.
- Connecticut court upholds gang-rape conviction Updated: Apr-11-16 3:12 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A trial court judge violated a gang-rape defendant's constitutional right to present a defense by limiting cross-examination of the victim, but the error wasn't significant enough to overturn his convictions, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case testing the state's rape shield law.
- Union: State shouldn't have fired man for smoking pot on job Updated: Mar-31-16 5:04 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A lawyer for a labor union urged the Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday to rule that the firing of a state worker caught smoking marijuana in a state-owned vehicle while on the job was too harsh a punishment.
- The Latest: Lawyer says firing worker over pot use too harsh Updated: Mar-31-16 2:40 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Latest on arguments before the Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday in the case of a state worker fired for smoking marijuana on the job (all times local):