William J. Sullivan et al. vs. Andrew J. McDonald et al.
A session of the state Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in
the case of William J. Sullivan et al. vs. Andrew J. McDonald et
al. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at 10
a.m. The arguments will occur in the Supreme Court
courtroom at 231 Capitol Ave., Hartford.
All members of the Supreme Court, Appellate Court
Chief Judge Joseph P. Flynn
and Appellate Court Judge
Barry R. Schaller have recused themselves from hearing the
defendantsí application for certification to appeal, pursuant to
Section 52-265a of the Connecticut General Statutes.
Consequently, Judge Flynn designated Appellate Court
Judge Thomas A. Bishop as
the next most senior appellate judge to act on the defendantsí
Judge Bishop granted the application and appointed the
following Appellate Court judges to hear the matter:
Judge Alexandra D. DiPentima,
Judge C. Ian McLachlan,
Judge F. Herbert Gruendel,
Judge Lubbie Harper Jr.,
Judge Chase T. Rogers
and Judge Douglas S.
Lavine. The panel, in addition to Judge Bishop, shall act as
the Supreme Court for purposes of hearing and deciding the
The Court has granted, in accordance with Section 70-10 of
the Connecticut Practice Book, the request of CT-N to videotape
the oral arguments in this case. Members of the broadcasting,
televising or recording media interested in obtaining a clean
pool Supreme Court Session feed should contact Bill Mendoza at
CT-N at (860) 240-8317 to make the necessary arrangements.
For further information, please contact the External Affairs
Division at (860) 757-2270.