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Chase T. Rogers to resign as chief justice

Chase T. Rogers announced her intention Thursday to retire in February after nearly a decade as chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, capping a period of great turnover on the state’s highest court. Rogers, 60, pointed to numerous reforms the branch has undergone in recent years to improve services amid state budget cuts and an increasing number of impoverished, self-represented defendants. Continue Reading →

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High Court reaffirms the end of Connecticut’s death penalty

The state Supreme Court declined Thursday to reverse its 2015 decision eliminating the last vestige of capital punishment in Connecticut – the sentences facing 11 men on death row when the legislature repealed the death penalty for future crimes. The 5-2 ruling means an end to the death penalty, a punishment the General Assembly repealed for future crimes in 2012. Continue Reading →

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Malloy would tax business, cut services to balance budget

The $40 billion two-year budget proposed Wednesday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy closes a major deficit at little cost to the middle-class, while cutting social services, adding to the tax burden on business and making a small down payment on an ambitious 30-year plan to overhaul transportation. Continue Reading →

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