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Burns v. Adler (Dissent)
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: SC19560, SC19561
Burns v. Adler  
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: SC19560, SC19561

Justia Opinion Summary: Contractor and Homeowner entered into an agreement whereby Contractor agreed to furnish materials and supply labor in connection with renovations to Homeowner’s residence. After the renovation project was largely complet...

State v. Milner  
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: SC19759

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of interfering with an officer, criminal trespass, and disorderly conduct. The conviction stemmed from an incident at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford. Defendant appealed, arg...

Southwest Appraisal Group, LLC v. Administrator, Unemployment Compensation Act  
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: SC19651

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board of Review of the Employment Security Appeals Division found Southwest Appraisal Group, LLC (Plaintiff) liable for unemployment compensation taxes, plus interest, for three of its automobile appraisers following...

State v. Bennett  
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: SC18862

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of murder. On appeal, Defendant’s principal claim was that the trial court violated his constitutional right to present a defense by refusing either to issue a summons to secur...

State v. Davis  
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: SC19511

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of, among other charges, carrying a pistol without a permit and unlawful possession of a weapon in a vehicle. Defendant was sentenced to a total effective term of twelve years...

State v. McClain (Concurrence)
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: SC19532
State v. McClain  
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: SC19532

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of, inter alia, murder with a firearm. The Appellate Court affirmed. Defendant appealed, arguing, in part, that the Appellate Court erred in determining that waiver of a claim...

State v. Marrero-Alejandro
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: SC19559
Staurovsky v. Milford Police Dept.
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: SC19682
Horner v. Bagnell  
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: SC19700

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was an attorney who represented clients in contingency fee matters that originated while he was a member of a two-person law firm with Plaintiff. After the dissolution of that firm, Defendant continued to repre...

Wall Systems, Inc. v. Pompa  
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: SC19734

Justia Opinion Summary: When Employee received less compensation from Employer than that to which he believed he was entitled, Employee began to work for a competitor of Employer and to receive compensation for that work. Employer later termina...

ARS Investors II 2012-1 HVB, LLC v. Crystal, LLC  
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: SC19661

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, the owner of real property, filed a subdivision map that purported to subdivide the property into three new parcels. Defendant, however, did not obtain permission from the city planning and zoning authorities...

CCT Communications, Inc. v. Zone Telecom, Inc.  
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: SC19574

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff entered into a purchase agreement providing that Plaintiff was to provide various telecommunications equipment, software, and services to Defendant for a switch room located in Los Angeles. Defendant later term...

Taylor v. Commissioner of Correction  
Date: February 14, 2017
Docket Number: SC19462

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial in 1997, Petitioner was found guilty of murder and criminal possession of a firearm. the trial court sentenced Petitioner to an aggregate term of sixty years’ imprisonment. Petitioner later filed an am...

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