CT Supreme Court postcard, 1910
CT Supreme Court Historical Society



On July 8, 2005, Special Act 05-5 "An Act Incorporating the Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society" authorized the incorporation of the Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society as a nonprofit corporation with the purpose of promoting and preserving the state's judicial and constitutional tradition through scholarship, memorials, publications and education. 1940's Postcard of the CT Supreme Court - click here to see more
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Upcoming Events . . .
Call for Nominations for the Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society’s Collier Prize
Beginning in Spring 2020, the Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society will institute an annual Christopher Collier Prize with a $1,000 award to historians, legal scholars, political scientists or others who have contributed an important work or works to advance the study of American legal and constitutional history that has Connecticut connections. The application deadline is December 1, 2019. For additional information, please click here

2019 Fall Meeting
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
The Hartford Club at 46 Prospect Street, Hartford
Refreshments at 5:30 p.m. — Program begins at 6:15 p.m.
Speaker: Paul DeForest Hicks, Esq., The Litchfield Law School: Guiding the New Nation

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Recent Events . . .
2019 Law Day Art and Essay Contest
College students are invited to submit essays or art pieces on this topic: "Why is free speech and free press relevant to college and university students and does it apply to all students equally?"

The student winners in each category will receive a $1,000 cash prize and be recognized before the Supreme Court at the Annual Law Day Ceremony on May 1, 2019. The deadline for submissions is April 5, 2019.

For more information about the contest, please review the following:

Invitation Letter/About the Contest
Official Contest Rules
Entry Form
Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society Annual Meeting
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
5:30 p.m.
New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT
Speaker, Prof. Akhil Reed Amar
Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University

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Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society - Fall Meeting
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Refreshments 5:30 p.m. — Program 6:15 p.m.
The Hartford Club 46 Prospect Street, Hartford

Speaker: Jeanette Zaragoza De León
PhD Visiting Research Scholar, Yale Divinity School

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Save the Date and Call for Papers - The Connecticut Constitution
of 1818 and its Times: A Conference

Saturday, November 3, 2018
University of Connecticut School of Law
Hartford, Connecticut

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Ilya SominThe Annual meeting of the Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society
Thursday, April 19, 2018
The New Haven Lawn Club

Speaker, Jeffrey Rosen
President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Constitution Center

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