en-us News RSS - Connecticut Law Tribune Connecticut's only weekly newspaper covering the legal community, with the latest in courts, law firms and legislature. http://www.ctlawtribune.com Copyright 2017. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. http://www.alm.com/about/terms-use News RSS - Connecticut Law Tribune http://www.ctlawtribune.com/img/static/mastheads/CTLawTrib.png http://www.ctlawtribune.com Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:45 -0400 Yale Clinic Leads Legal Fight to Unseal Docket Tied to Trump Associates http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202782087107/Yale-Clinic-Leads-Legal-Fight-to-Unseal-Docket-Tied-to-Trump-Associates Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:45 -0400 The underlying docket involves alleged ties between Felix H. Sater, the Russian mafia and Trump insiders. 1202782087107 Lawyers Warn Against 'Devastating' Cuts to Legal Services http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202782063793/Lawyers-Warn-Against-Devastating-Cuts-to-Legal-Services Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:50 -0400 Stunned by the news that President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget provides for completely eliminating federal funding for the nation's main source of legal aid for low-income litigants, members of Connecticut's legal aid community are taking the proposal seriously. 1202782063793 Law Tribune Seeks Submissions for Employment Law Special Section http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202781805977/Law-Tribune-Seeks-Submissions-for-Employment-Law-Special-Section Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:44 -0400 The Law Tribune is seeking articles for a special supplement on employment law, which is scheduled to be published next month. 1202781805977 Lowe's Suit Claims Shopper Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202781852947/Lowes-Suit-Claims-Shopper-Suffered-Traumatic-Brain-Injury Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:42 -0400 A Connecticut woman claims the store failed to keep its sidewalk clear of snow and ice, which caused her to slip and fall. 1202781852947 A Look at the State Supreme Court Session That Kicks Off Monday http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202781765913/A-Look-at-the-State-Supreme-Court-Session-That-Kicks-Off-Monday Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:09 -0400 The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear 15 cases, including several criminal matters and two that deal with liability related to severe illnesses, in its seventh session, which begins on Monday and ends April 6. The eighth and final session of the court's season begins on May 1. 1202781765913 Freedom of the Press Will Trump Excess and Abuse http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202781733197/Freedom-of-the-Press-Will-Trump-Excess-and-Abuse Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:52 -0400 "Don’t tread on me" should not be confused with treading on the press. 1202781733197 Mind the Line Between Jury Research and Tampering http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202781733273/Mind-the-Line-Between-Jury-Research-and-Tampering Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:51 -0400 Thorough and exhaustive research to learn more than the limited information a juror provides about himself is not only the lawyer’s right, it is his obligation. But ex parte attempts to influence an entire pool of potential jurors is to be condemned in the strongest terms. 1202781733273 $880K Settlement Reached in Nurse's New London Car Crash Case http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202781734174/880K-Settlement-Reached-in-Nurses-New-London-Car-Crash-Case Tue, 21 Mar 2017 01:57 -0400 Attorneys for a 31-year-old Ledyard woman and the city of New London have agreed to an $880,000 settlement package in the wake of a rear-end collision that left the woman partially disfigured. 1202781734174 Navy Veteran Sues Connecticut VA for Missing Cancer Diagnosis http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202781667160/Navy-Veteran-Sues-Connecticut-VA-for-Missing-Cancer-Diagnosis Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:12 -0400 The lawsuit, which seeks $5 million, says the veteran's health history should have raised red flags prompting his doctor to seek a biopsy months sooner than he did. 1202781667160 On Broadway Now, an Early Arbitration Fan http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202781650680/On-Broadway-Now-an-Early-Arbitration-Fan Mon, 20 Mar 2017 04:02 -0400 How ironic it is, in light of Hamilton's support for arbitration, that the final controversy in his life was resolved by a much more permanent and lethal form of dispute resolution. 1202781650680 Manager of Former Staind Singer Aaron Lewis Sues Talent Co. http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202781450728/Manager-of-Former-Staind-Singer-Aaron-Lewis-Sues-Talent-Co Thu, 16 Mar 2017 04:09 -0400 The manager claims a business partner failed to turn over his half of proceeds related to Lewis' switch to country music. 1202781450728 Conn. Law Enforcement Should Hold Course Amid DOJ Tumult http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202781333906/Conn-Law-Enforcement-Should-Hold-Course-Amid-DOJ-Tumult Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:50 -0400 So long as Connecticut’s officials continue to do their jobs as they have been, our citizens will be protected and assured there is no need for panic around the incidence of violent crime in our state. 1202781333906