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William A. O'Neill:

An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives.

Subseries Title: Judicial

Subseries ID: 001CL-0078

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BoxFolder IDFolder TitleFolder DatesFolder Contents
1360078CL-001JudicialJanuary-August 1981Complaint about bankruptcy court; complaint about treatment by Infractions Bureau; protests fine and probation; need stronger judicial system; critical of family court in enforcing child support order
1360078CL-002JudicialSeptember-December 1981National Criminal Justice Association bulletins; protests sentence given son; critical of judges in family court; information about the General Assembly's Judiciary Committee study of eminent domain p
1360078CL-003Judicial--Judge Aaron Ment1981-1982Letters protest light sentence given in rape case heard by Judge Ment.
1360078CL-004JudicialJanuary-April 1982FBI praises Connecticut State Police; request for reprimand of Judge Aaron Ment; ask Governor to reduce son's sentence; support for Judge Alvin Rottman; comments concerning selection of judges; compla
1360078CL-005JudicialMay-July 1982Object to involuntary committal; suggest using state hospital buildings as correctional facilities; recommendation for appointment; concern about jail overcrowding; complaint about court facilities; o
1360078CL-006JudicialAugust-December 1982Complaints against judges; requests release of son's bicycle from police; judge wishes to retire; petition to reduce sentence of man tried for manslaughter; judge requests Senior Judge status; employe
1360078CL-007Judicial--U.S. Department of Justice1982Press releases.
1360078CL-008Judicial1983Information from the U.S. Department of Justice; seeking grandfather's estate in probate courts; approval of state's Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Plan; critical of the court system, wan
1360078CL-009Judicial1984Governor announces expanded review of prospective judges; criticism of judge.
1360078CL-010Judicial1986Complaint about family court; announcements from the U.S. Department of Justice; complaints about judges; support for judge seeking reappointment; oppose judge not being reappointed; criticism of the
1360078CL-011JudicialJanuary-May 1987Personnel issues; request Governor's intervention in court case; problems collecting child support; judicial system failing; judge requests appointment to Supreme Court; report from Massachusetts on d
1370078CL-012JudicialJune-July 1987Complaint about judge; requests for consideration for appointment to Appellate Court; protest judgment in criminal case. [Some letters 'bucked to Chief Court Administrator for response.]
1370078CL-013JudicialAugust-September 1987Attorney requests appointment as judge; complaints about judges; recommendations for appointment to the judiciary; asks Governor for help with case.
1370078CL-014JudicialOctober-December 1987Individuals and employers protest jury duty; allegations against police and the judicial system; case before the Supreme Court; attorneys request appointment as judge; recommendations for appointment
1370078CL-015JudicialJanuary-April 1988Ask Governor to change sentence; critical of judicial system; protest criminals being let out of jail too soon; protest probate tax; contest traffic violation; complaint about judge. [Most letters b
1370078CL-016JudicialMay-July 1988Protest low compensation paid jurors; needs Governor's help having case heard before the Statewide Grievance Committee; ask Governor to commute murder sentence; request Governor to offer a reward in r
1370078CL-017JudicialAugust-December 1988Complaint that sentence not severe enough; complaints about judges; grant extension announced by U.S. Department of Justice; complaint about family court; asks Governor to reduce sentence.
1370078CL-018JudicialJanuary-February 1989Questions about and problems with Small Claims Court; protest alleged murderer going free; critical of judicial system; U.S. Department of Justice informs state of changes to the Juvenile Justice and
1370078CL-019JudicialMarch-April 1989Report concerning the investigatory grand jury system; complaints about judicial system; complaint about judge; complaint about Judicial Review Council; complaint about attorney; complaint filed again
1370078CL-020JudicialMay 1989Report on Adult Probation Officer involved in misappropriation of funds; notice of meeting to develop long-range plan for court facilities; complaint about attorney; protest court ruling; personnel is
1370078CL-021JudicialJune-August 1989Asks Governor's help enforcing visitation rights with child; complaints about Small Claims Court; complaint about Superior Court; wants Governor to adjudicate speeding ticket; complaints about Central
1380078CL-022JudicialSeptember-October 1989Complaint about court; complaint about trial and sentence, wants Governor to grant temporary release; asks Governor's help enforcing visitation rights with child; asks Governor to reduce sentence; sen
1380078CL-023JudicialNovember-December 1989Individual wants to take state and federal courts to court; sentence for drug dealers too light, judge needs to be censured; problem with small claims court; complaints about judicial system; ask Gove
1380078CL-024JudicialJanuary-February 1990Requests Governor's help getting child support order modified; object to family court ruling concerning child custody; problem with probate court; complaints about judges; address by U.S. Attorney Gen
1380078CL-025JudicialMarch-April 1990Asks Governor to help find grandson's killer; allegation of corruption among judges and prosecutors; recommendation for appointment to Appellate Court; problems with Small Claims court; complaint abou
1380078CL-026JudicialMay-December 1990Problems with Small Claims Court; ask Governor to enforce child support order; complaints about judicial system; woman seeks recommendation against deportation from Superior Court; want sentences redu
1380078CL-027Judicial1991Audit report.