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Neither victim or victim’s attorney has a right to attend settlement conference

On December 5, 2017 the Connecticut Supreme Court will officially release an opinion.  The Court concluded that neither a victim of a crime, or a victim’s representative, is permitted to participate in off-the-record, in-chambers pretrial disposition (settlement) conferences.  The decision is available here:

http://www.jud.ct.gov/external/supapp/Cases/AROcr/CR327/327CR117.pdf