Audio of Supreme Court Oral Arguments Available via Judicial Branch Website – Connecticut Judicial Department

12/14/18 The Supreme Court has made available on its website, free of charge, audio recordings of oral arguments: https://www.jud.ct.gov/supremecourt/Audio/OralArgumentsAudio.aspx The audio is available from the Court’s Second Term, which began on Read More …

Connecticut Judiciary’s Struggle to Climb Out of the Dark Ages – Connecticut Law Tribune

12/07/18 – By Connecticut Editorial Board Between 2003 and 2006, Connecticut’s Judicial Branch was developing an increasingly dreadful public image, with revelations of an arcane “super-secret” file system, courtroom signs Read More …

Hearing Officer: Derby Violated FOI Act – Valley Independent Sentinel

09/26/18 – By Eugene Driscoll A hearing officer with the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission determined the Derby Police Department and the City of Derby violated state open government laws Read More …

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on the First Amendment – The Connecticut Forum, “An Evening with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer”

Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer responds to audience questions about the First Amendment posed by moderator Norah O’Donnell. Breyer was a featured panelist at The Connecticut Forum, “An Evening Read More …

Five Ways To Find The ‘Real News’ Media – Hartford Courant

03/11/18 – By David Fink I fear — as I read so many ignorant, obstinate comments about news and the reporters who gather it — that our democracy is at Read More …

What College Students Really Think About Free Speech – The New York Times

03/12/18 – By Niraj Chokshi To some, free speech on college campuses appears to be under attack, but what do the students themselves think? A study released on Monday offers Read More …

Public’s Right to Know Should Include Government Use of Algorithms – CFOG News Release

03/13/18 – The Connecticut Foundation for Open Government has released a policy paper calling for elected officials and the public to consider the connection between proprietary computer algorithms owned or Read More …

Supreme Court Justices Grill Attorneys In Sandy Hook Records Case – Hartford Courant

03/01/18 – By Matthew Kauffman When Adam Lanza was in fifth grade, he created an eight-chapter booklet about a brutal gun-toting woman and her son, who attacked children, soldiers and eventually, each Read More …