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Michael Lawlor

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  • Christopher Toppi Will Be Tried In Juvenile Court

    Christopher Toppi, the driver of the car involved in a fatal school bus accident in January, will be tried in juvenile court. Toppi's lawyer Michael Georgetti argued in Superior Court on Thursday that a law that went into effect Jan. 1 allowed for the...
  • Very Cheap Labor: Lucky CT Inmates Can Earn Up to $1.75 a Day

    Very Cheap Labor: Lucky CT Inmates Can Earn Up to $1.75 a Day
    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...
  • Budding Business: Medical marijuana will mean major money for Connecticut

    Budding Business: Medical marijuana will mean major money for Connecticut
    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...
  • Lawmakers Are Debating Statute Of Limitations Laws After Reardon Case

    Lawmakers this morning are considering a proposal that would allow adult victims of child sexual abuse to bring lawsuits even if the statute of limitations has run out if new evidence is found that could not have reasonably been discovered before. The...
  • Judge Uses Vulgar Language As She Is Charged

    Judge Uses Vulgar Language As She Is Charged
    Repeatedly using vulgar and racial insults, Superior Court Judge E. Curtissa Cofield argued with a police officer — addressing him as "Negro trooper" at one point — who was trying to process her on a charge of drunken driving in Glastonbury...
  • Cofield Suspended 240 Days

    Cofield Suspended 240 Days
    E. Curtissa R. Cofield, the judge who called a state trooper racial names such as "Negro trooper" during her drunken-driving arrest in October, was suspended Monday for 240 days. The state Judicial Review Council unanimously found that Cofield violated...
  • A Marriage Proposal

    Opponents and supporters of same-sex marriage are bracing for another battle at the Capitol while trying to win over the hearts and minds of the state's residents. The two Democratic leaders of the General Assembly's judiciary committee said Wednesday...
  • Arguing Over A Word

    "We're not talking about granting rights and benefits; we're talking about a word.'' So argued Assistant State's Attorney General Jane R. Rosenberg before the state Supreme Court Monday, in seeking to convince the justices that civil unions offer same-...
  • Gay Marriage Off Agenda

    Close, but not there yet. That's where many state lawmakers view themselves in terms of support for same-sex marriage, leaders of the powerful judiciary committee say. Rather than force a vote on a controversial gay marriage bill that would probably...
  • Statute Of Limitations On Lawsuits Could Change For Reardon Victims

    The pool of victims eligible to sue St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center over alleged abuse at the hands of Dr. George Reardon could grow under a proposal now before the state legislature. The measure — which would extend the statute of...
  • Right-Wing Blogger Hal Turner Surrenders To Capitol Police

    Right-Wing Blogger Hal Turner Surrenders To Capitol Police
    New Jersey Internet radio host Hal Turner, wanted by Capitol police for encouraging Connecticut residents to "take up arms" against three state officials, surrendered today. "I am pleased that Mr. Turner was able to turn himself in today to the Capitol...