Connecticut Supreme Court http://wshu.org en Conn Supreme Court rules the state has to pay for experts for indigent criminal defendant http://wshu.org/post/conn-supreme-court-rules-state-has-pay-experts-indigent-criminal-defendant <p style="line-height: 150%; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="font-size:14.0pt;line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:#444444">The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the state has to pay for experts to assist an indigent defendant who is representing himself in a murder trial. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:18:33 +0000 Ebong Udoma 18769 at http://wshu.org Question before Conn. Supreme Court: "Is wind a fuel?" http://wshu.org/post/question-conn-supreme-court-wind-fuel <p>Among the questions the Connecticut Supreme Court heard Friday was this – can wind&nbsp; be considered fuel? The case centers on whether the state council that approves the siting of power facilities had the authority to approve a wind turbine project in Colebrook, Connecticut. A collection of homeowners in Colebrook and a community group that is arguing for greater regulation of wind farms sued the state over the approval of that farm.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 23:26:32 +0000 Craig LeMoult 13169 at http://wshu.org Skakel released from prison after more than 11 years http://wshu.org/post/skakel-released-prison-after-more-11-years <p>Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel walked out of the Connecticut Superior Court in Stamford Thursday after posting a $1.2 million bail. A judge granted bail after his 2002 murder conviction was thrown out.&nbsp;WSHU’s Kaomi Goetz attended the hearing and has more.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:40:28 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 8757 at http://wshu.org Skakel released from prison after more than 11 years Conn. Supreme Court to determine if horses are innately vicious http://wshu.org/post/conn-supreme-court-determine-if-horses-are-innately-vicious <p>The Connecticut Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether horses are a naturally vicious species. The case stems from an incident in which a boy was bitten by a horse in Milford.&nbsp; At issue is what state law says about liability in cases like these.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 22:30:36 +0000 Craig LeMoult 5619 at http://wshu.org Conn. Supreme Court to determine if horses are innately vicious Conn. Supreme Court agrees to hear Bridgeport school superintendent appeal http://wshu.org/post/conn-supreme-court-agrees-hear-bridgeport-school-superintendent-appeal <p>The Connecticut Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal on whether the superintendent of schools in the state's largest city is qualified for the job under state law. The court took no action as to whether Paul Vallas can remain Bridgeport Schools Superintendent while the case is being decided. This has created uncertainty as school officials prepare for the new school year.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:35:53 +0000 Ebong Udoma 2030 at http://wshu.org Conn. Supreme Court agrees to hear Bridgeport school superintendent appeal