Featured Posts

Welcome to our Appellate & Ethics Blog!

This blog will sometimes be scholarly, sometimes purely practical, and sometimes just musings by members of the firm on life in the appellate courts and on professional responsibility.

When we comment on cases, we do so with care, but you should always read the cases yourself before using them for any reason.

When one of us muses on matters, it may or may not reflect the innermost thoughts of the others. Feel free to ask.

If we talk about a case in which we represented a party, we’ll let you know it was ours.

We welcome suggestions, to a point, on relevant topics of interest and comments on the thoughts and suggestions we include on this blog.

But most of all, we hope that you learn from and enjoy these entries!

Yesterday, the Supreme Court held in a 6-3 decision, Bostock v. Clayton County, No. 17-1618 (U.S. June 15, 2020), that Title VII prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.  Much has been written on the s...

June is LGBTQ Pride month, which explains the appearance of rainbow flags everywhere.  June 12 is the anniversary of the Pulse Night Club massacre where a gunman killed nearly 50 people in a gay night club.  Nevertheless, on June 12, 2020, the Trump administration anno...

June 12, 2020

By order of the Chief Justice on June 10, 2020, the suspension of all Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Court filings was lifted.  The precise language of the order is as follows:

Notice Regarding Amendment to Executive Order No. 7G

On March 20, 2020, notice was issued t...

Please reload

Recent Posts

April 7, 2020

December 24, 2019

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags