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Bill would increase legal-aid funding

The legislature is considering a bill introduced by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that would bolster legal aid for low-income residents.

State to revoke jailed former finance director’s pension

Attorney General George Jepsen said he filed an agreement Monday in Hartford Superior Court that would revoke the pension of a former Winchester finance director convicted of stealing $2 million from...

Rowland indicted over campaign consulting scheme

A federal grand jury in New Haven indicted former Gov John. G. Rowland Thursday, charging him for attempts to conceal his involvement in two federal election campaigns, the U.S. Attorney for...

Feds: CT man, sib stole $263K from Siemens

An East Hampton man and his brother in Pennsylvania have been indicted on charges of stealing more than $263,000 from German tech giant Siemens Corp., federal prosecutors say.

Carlton Fields relos CT office to Hartford

Florida insurance-financial services law firm Carlton Fields Jorden Burt has officially made downtown Hartford its Connecticut base. Its move to One State Street was effective Monday.

Simsbury couple implicates Rowland in campaign donation scheme

A former Republican congressional candidate and her husband pled guilty Monday to conspiring to make illegal campaign contributions, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office and the U.S. Postal...

Sued for a Song: Music licensing lawsuits hit CT restaurants

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A few years ago, nine songs were played inside Shelton's Vazzy's Cucina restaurant that ended up costing owners John Vazzano and Vincent L. Noce $18,000.

E-book settlement payments coming

Connecticut residents who were a party to a 2012 settlement over price fixing of e-books will begin receiving their payments this week, Attorney General George Jepsen's office announced.

At Hinckley Allen, it's all about teamwork

John A. Lahtinen |

Law firm Hinckley Allen enjoyed revenue of nearly $90 million in 2013, a 10 percent increase over the previous year.

Malloy nominates slate of judges

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has nominated two appellate court judges and 16 superior court judges, his office announced.

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