The probable cause hearing in this case is scheduled for June
20 at 10 a.m. In order to ensure the confidentiality of persons involved in other pending
juvenile matters and to provide more courtroom seating, the hearing will be held at the
Judicial District Courthouse at 123 Hoyt Street, Stamford, CT. Hon. Maureen Dennis will be
presiding. Judge Dennis has not yet issued an opinion on the motion concerning the release
of documents in this case.
Media organizations wishing to attend this hearing, should
fax a request to Lorraine Murphy, Trial Court Administrator at (203) 965-5389. Because of
the limited time, fax transmissions will be accepted during business and non-business
hours from the time of the release of the advisory until Thursday, June 15 at 5 p.m. If
the number of requests does not exceed the available seating, all such requests will be
If the number of requests exceeds the seating capacity media
representatives must pool in each of the following categories: print media, television,
radio, magazines and sketch artists.
The rules governing media in the Connecticut Practice Book
do not permit the broadcasting, televising, recording or taking of photographs in the
courtroom and adjacent areas in juvenile matters and any matters prior to trial.
Therefore, recording equipment and cameras will not be permitted in the courthouse during
any of the proceedings in the case. The use of laptop computers is permitted as long as
use does not disturb the court proceedings.
Please check our web site at http://www.jud.ct.gov for updates.
Please refer all inquires to Lorraine Murphy, Trial Court
Administrator for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk, (203) 965-5271 or fax (203)