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Recent Decisions From the Connecticut Supreme Court

Soto v. Bushmaster Firearms International, LLC (Dissent)
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Numbers: SC19832, SC19833
Soto v. Bushmaster Firearms International, LLC  
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Numbers: SC19832, SC19833

Justia Opinion Summary: In this action brought by the administrators of the estates of nine people killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Supreme Court held that the trial court properly determined that, although the trial...

State v. Daniel B. (Dissent)
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: SC19788
State v. Daniel B. (Joint Appendix)
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: SC19788
State v. Daniel B.  
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: SC19788

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the Appellate Court affirming Defendant’s judgment of conviction, holding that the evidence was sufficient to support Defendant’s conviction for attempt to commit murder under t...

State v. Henderson  
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: SC19947

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the Appellate Court affirming the judgment of the trial court denying Defendant’s motion to correct on illegal sentence, holding that the Appellate Court’s thorough and well rea...

In re Jacob W. (Dissent)
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: SC20063
In re Jacob W.  
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: SC20063

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the Appellate Court reversing the judgments of the trial court denying the petitions filed by the maternal grandmother (Petitioner) for termination of Father's parental rights w...

O'Brien v. New Haven
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: SC20069
Independent Party of CT-State Central v. Merrill  
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: SC20160

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court dismissed this writ of error brought by the plaintiffs in error seeking to protect their rights with respect to the judgment of the trial court that was challenged on appeal in Independent Party of CT-S...

Independent Party of CT-State Central v. Merrill  
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: SC20165

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the trial court for Defendants Michael Telesca and Rocco Frank, Jr. in this battle between the Danbury faction and the Waterbury faction over the control of the state’s Independ...

Do v. Commissioner of Motor Vehicles  
Date: February 12, 2019
Docket Number: SC19722

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the appellate court reversing the decision of the trial court and sustaining Plaintiff’s appeal, holding that the hearing officer did not abuse his discretion in admitting and r...

Restaurant Supply, LLC v. Giardi Ltd. Partnership  
Date: February 12, 2019
Docket Number: SC20154

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the trial court in favor of Defendants after concluding that Plaintiff did not sufficiently plead that a transaction was an auction without reserve, holding that Plaintiff’s all...

Ventura v. Town of East Haven  
Date: January 22, 2019
Docket Number: SC19898

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the Appellate Court reversing the trial court’s judgment in favor of Plaintiff in this personal injury case, holding that that Appellate Court correctly determined that governme...

Marquez v. Commissioner of Correction (Concurrence)
Date: January 15, 2019
Docket Number: SC19889
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