Slip opinions are court decisions whose
effective dates are the same day they are issued. All juvenile
court cases are released as slip opinions. Beginning on Tuesday,
November 12, 2019, when slip opinions are released, they will be
available at 3:00 p.m. on the day of the release, and they will
be included in a list of cases to be released that will be
posted below at approximately 1:00 p.m.
Officially Released Opinions
The "officially released" date that appears near
the beginning of each opinion is the date the opinion will be
published in the Connecticut Law Journal or the date it was
released as a slip opinion. The operative date for the beginning
of all time periods for filing post opinion motions and
petitions for certification is the "officially released" date
appearing in the opinion. In no event will any such motions be
accepted before the "officially released" date.
All opinions are subject to modification and
technical correction prior to official publication in the
Connecticut Reports and Connecticut Appellate Reports. In the
event of discrepancies between the electronic version of an
opinion and the print version appearing in the Connecticut Law
Journal and subsequently in the Connecticut Reports or
Connecticut Appellate Reports, the latest print version is to be
The syllabus and procedural history accompanying
the opinion as it appears in the Connecticut Law Journal and
bound volumes of official reports are copyrighted by the
Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, and may not be
reproduced and distributed without the express written
permission of the
Commission on Official Legal Publications. Judicial Branch,
State of Connecticut
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Advance Release Opinions:
Released after 11:30 a.m.
- SC20553 - Kelsey v. Commissioner of Correction
May 20, 2022