- Death penalty, murder case rulings expose rift in high court Updated: Aug-22-15 11:19 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Two major rulings this year on the death penalty and a murder case yielded highly unusual criticism from Connecticut Supreme Court justices against their colleagues, reaching levels of acrimony that some legal experts say hasn't been seen since the 1990s.
- Death penalty ruling may pave way for national abolitionists Updated: Aug-14-15 3:38 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A sweeping decision this week by the Connecticut Supreme Court that found the death penalty no longer meets society's evolving standards of decency could be influential across a nation that is increasingly questioning the practice, legal experts said.
- Court: Multiple murder convictions for 1 killing not legal Updated: Aug-06-15 7:13 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a longtime practice that allowed multiple murder convictions for one killing.