This research guide provides information and resources related to Connecticut State Courts, other State Courts, Federal Courts, and the United States Supreme Court. Click on the tabs above to access Connecticut State Library print and electronic resources, court websites, and other external links and resources.
Law & Legislative Reference Services
The reading room is open during the library's regular hours.
The Law Reference Desk is staffed :
Tuesday, 9-12 and 2-4
Wednesday - Friday, 10-12 and 2-4
These subscription databases can be used with a Connecticut State Library Card.
The external links below are provided as an information service only. They provide free case law, but do not include a citator service.
The Connecticut Judicial Branch website explains the history, role, organization, administration, and operations of Connecticut courts. Below are selected links on the Connecticut Judicial Branch website and the Connecticut Probate Court website.
Official copies of Connecticut opinions are located in the Law Reference area.
Connecticut Reports are the opinions of the Connecticut Supreme Court.
Connecticut Appellate Reports are the opinions of the Connecticut Appellate Court.
The Connecticut Supplement includes selected Connecticut Superior Court opinions (chosen by a committee of State Trial Referees for their significance).
Understanding Connecticut Legal Citations, a document prepared by the Connecticut Judicial Branch, explains the citation formats for Connecticut opinions.
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