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A judicial nominee and a nomination process are put to the test

A hearing today on the confirmation of Justice Andrew J. McDonald as chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court comes as politicians, lawyers and advocates debate the question of how ideology and partisanship should be balanced against questions of intellect, competence and integrity in evaluating fitness for the bench. Continue Reading →

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CT Supreme Court examining long, mandatory sentences for juveniles

With Connecticut’s legislature having failed over two sessions to amend state laws to comply with U.S. Supreme Court rulings on long sentences imposed on children, Connecticut’s highest court will soon decide three cases that have the potential to impact dozens of state inmates.
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