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  • Head scarf case could open a Pandora's box on religion

    To the editor: Compelling employers to abide their workers' wearing of religious head wear would open courts to all kinds of religion-based lawsuits. ("Supreme Court seems set to side with Muslim woman in head scarf case," Feb. 25)
  • Supreme Court Overturns 100-Year Sentence In Hartford Drive-By Shooting

    Supreme Court Overturns 100-Year Sentence In Hartford Drive-By Shooting
    HARTFORD — The state Supreme Court on Friday overturned the 100-year prison sentence Ackeem Riley received for killing a 16-year-old honor student in Hartford in 2006. Riley, who is awaiting trial for another killing, was 17 when he shot and...

    Connecticut court tosses 100-year sentence imposed on teen

    The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday overturned a 100-year prison sentence that was imposed on a Hartford teenager in a murder case, saying juveniles cannot be treated the same as adults when being sentenced for violent crimes. In a 5-2 ruling,...

    Bid to block health exchange in Tennessee seen as 'overkill'

    Some Republican lawmakers still reveling in the recent defeat of a proposal to expand Medicaid coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans are now setting their sights on 230,000 people enrolled through the federal health insurance exchange. State Sen....

    Fisherman's high court win spurs call for legal reform

    The Supreme Court case of a fisherman hooked by a law meant to preserve documents, not fish, is renewing calls to curb the reach of criminal laws that critics say are too vague. Groups across the political spectrum — from the liberal American Civil...