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Supreme Court Notices Archive

03/18/2019 Official Notices Sent by the Office of the Appellate Clerk in Supreme and Appellate Court Matters  
03/07/2019 Supreme Court Policy Regarding Solicitation of Amicus Curiae Briefs  
10/29/2018 Amendments to the Rules of Appellate Procedure, effective January 1, 2019  
08/20/2018 Updated Notice Regarding Decisions on Motions for Extension of Time, Effective September 1, 2018  
06/27/2018 Amendments to the Rules of Appellate Procedure, effective September 1, 2018  
06/07/2018 Notice regarding posting dates for dockets and assignments for the 2018-2019 Court Year  
05/16/2018 Senior Associate Justice Richard N. Palmer has been appointed to the position of Administrative Justice for the Appellate Division, Chief Justice Richard A. Robinson announced today. In this role, Justice Palmer will oversee the division on all matters including personnel, budget, purchasing, facilities, security and information technology. Justice Palmer was appointed to the Supreme Court in March 1993. His biography is available here  
10/27/2017 On November 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court’s electronic filing system will begin operation. While paper will remain the official form of filing as under existing practice, parties represented by counsel will also be required to submit most documents through the new electronic filing system. Attorneys who expect to file documents electronically will need to register in advance for the system.  
10/26/2017 E-Services Inbox for Supreme and Appellate Court Notices  
10/25/2017 Amendments to the Rules of Appellate Procedure, effective January 1, 2018  
08/23/2017 Amendments to the Rules of Appellate Procedure, effective October 8, 2017  
06/26/2017 The Judicial Branch is now posting online headnotes for both Supreme and Appellate Court opinions. These headnotes, which accompany individual Supreme and Appellate Court decisions, include a short summary of the ruling and the procedural history of a case. The Reporter of Judicial Decisions prepares the headnotes, which are not part of the opinion. As such, the opinion alone should be relied upon for the reasoning behind the decision.  
06/23/2017 The Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing on SC 19768, Connecticut Coalition for Justice In Education Funding Inc., et al. v. M. Jodi Rell et al. for Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  
05/26/2017 Notice regarding posting dates for dockets and assignments for the 2017-2018 Court Year  
05/01/2017 Notice regarding Subscription for receiving Email Notice for Case Activity in Supreme and Appellate Court Cases  
04/28/2017 Effective March 31, 2017, Carolyn C. Ziogas was appointed the Chief Clerk of the Supreme Court and Appellate System.  
Note Concerning Supreme Court Panel Assignments:When it becomes necessary to add a Judge of the Appellate Court to the panel in any Supreme Court case after oral argument, the longstanding policy of the Supreme Court is to make the assignment on a rotational basis beginning with the Chief Judge and proceeding on the basis of seniority  
11/30/2016 Notice regarding the upload for Supreme Court and Appellate Court briefs  
11/21/2016 Notice Regarding Decisions on Motions for extension of time  
11/21/2016 Notice Regarding Hours of Operation for the office of the Appellate Clerk  
08/05/2016 Effective December 1, 2016, the Supreme Court and Appellate Court dockets and assignments will no longer be printed and mailed. See details.  
07/08/2016 Effective August 1, 2016, all self-represented parties* and attorneys must e-file all appellate documents in all types of cases unless they have an exclusion from electronic filing requirements. Briefs must be submitted electronically and on paper. More information about Appellate E-filing.
* Incarcerated self-represented parties cannot file appellate documents electronically at this time.
06/30/2016 Adoption of Revisions to the Connecticut Practice Book -- Rules of Appellate Procedure  
05/27/2016 SC18782 State of Connecticut v. Steven J. Hayes: Withdrawn  
04/28/2016 Bloomfield High School Students to Participate in 2016 Supreme Court Law Day Celebration  |  Event  
02/18/2016 Slidecast re: Pre Argument Settlement Conference  
02/08/2016 Notice re: Decisions for Motions for Extension of Time - Effective 03/01/16