The Connecticut Supreme Court, in collaboration
with the Supreme Court Historical Society,
will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the state’s highest court at a
ceremony scheduled for Friday, June 6, 2008, at 3 p.m. The ceremony
will be held in the
Court courtroom, located at 231 Capitol Ave. in Hartford.
Governor M. Jodi Rell will present a proclamation and address the
attendees, following welcoming remarks by
Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers.
Significant Supreme Court cases will be discussed by various speakers
including the 1842 ruling of The United States v. The Amistad.
(Please see the program for a list of the
cases and the speakers.)
In connection with this event, the Amistad Foundation will provide an
exhibit that will be displayed in the
Museum of Connecticut History,
which is in the Supreme Court and State Library Building.
For further information, contact the External Affairs Division at