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The Hartford CourantStowe Prize Events The Stowe Prize Big Tent Jubilee will take place Thursday, May 30, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center grounds, 77 Forest St., Hartford. It will honor the 2013 Stowe Prize winner, civil rights advocate and law...
The Hartford CourantIn highly anticipated arguments Tuesday before the Connecticut Supreme Court, a convicted killer's lawyer offered what he called a simple solution to settling the controversy over a death penalty repeal that excluded inmates already on death row. "You...
Tags: Lawyers, Punishment, Judges, Cheshire, Crime, Law and Justice
One of the odd coincidences of the Newtown tragedy is that the headquarters of one of the biggest anti-gun-control groups in the nation stands less than two miles from Sandy Hook Elementary School — almost close enough to hear the gunfire. It's...
Right-wing blogger, radio talk jock, and occasional paid informant for the FBI Harold “Hal” Turner has been having a hell of a time. He claims he’s been unfairly jailed by the feds, “railroaded” by a corrupt Connecticut legal...
It's legal in Connecticut to carry a killer handgun powerful enough, in the immortal words of Dirty Harry, "to blow yer head clean off." What you can't have on your person or in your car as a private citizen in this state is a (theoretically) non-lethal...
Suppose Connecticut had a centralized system where all cops who made traffic stops had to send electronic reports on who they pulled over, the race of the person, the reason for the action and the outcome. The reports could be checked against stuff like...
Tags: Computer Crime, East Haven, Branford, Government, Social Issues
Buy, sell or give away .50 caliber armor-piercing bullets in Connecticut and you could spend a year in state prison. But using the Internet to pick up a few thousand rounds of 9 mm ammo for your Glock, no problem dude. "Neither state nor federal law...
Once in a while, the state of Connecticut knows a good deal when it sees it. Take the miniscule money it’s paying prison inmates to help clean up litter on the side of state highways. Those dudes are getting $1.75 a day each. The state Department...
Medical marijuana looks to be coming soon to Connecticut, and when it does it's going to be big business. We're talking tens of millions of dollars, covering everything from direct medical pot sales to hydroponic equipment and grow lights; from...
The Hartford CourantState Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield is so closely associated with the drive to repeal Connecticut's death penalty that he says someone once asked him, "Do you work on anything else?" In fact, the two-term Democrat from New Haven noted that he has been...
In a blow to the administration, Governor Dannel Malloy's trusted chief of staff, his deputy chief, and communications director are all leaving. Timothy F. Bannon, a workhorse who has held numerous positions in state government and the private sector,...
“I think that we should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe and believe to be fraught with death.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Abrams v US 1919. “These beastly government...
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