Gonzalez v. Connecticut

Brief of Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and California Attorneys for Criminal Justice as Amici Curiae in Support of Petition for Writ of Certiorari.

Brief filed: 06/24/2015


Gonzalez v. Connecticut

United States Supreme Court; Case No. 14-9997

Prior Decision

Decision below 315 Conn. 564, 109 A.3d 453 (Conn. Feb. 24 2015).


This Court should grant certiorari to address the scope of a criminal defendant’s ‘right to a unanimous jury verdict.’ This Court should grant certiorari to explain what circumstances, if any, permit a judge presiding over a criminal trial to invade the secrecy of jury deliberations.

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Proloy K. Das and Thomas A. Plotkin, Rome McGuigan, P.C. Hartford CT; Jeffrey T. Green, Washington, DC.