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Cheshire stabbing suspect now represented by Norm Pattis

Cheshire stabbing suspect now represented by Norm Pattis

- Fox 61
A Cheshire man, accused of stabbing his wife nearly three dozen times, resulting in her death, was back before a New Haven judge today.
And, today marked the first day he was represented by a familiar, high-profile attorney.
Attorney Norm Pattis today officially began representing Emanuel Dominguez-VillaGomez, who was charged with murder last month. According to court documents, he went into a jealous rage.
The sight of VillaGomez in court was too much for Diana Montes, who...

Fotis Dulos’ attorney releases new statement after posting bond

Fotis Dulos’ attorney releases new statement after posting bond

- Fox 61
Fotis Dulos' attorney released a statement this afternoon after Dulos left court after posting bond.
Fotis' attorney Norm Pattis issued the following statement:
“I am not sure what the delay was in posting the bond. We were retained over the weekend and were able to assemble a bond package in short order.
“Obviously, we’re happy to see him head home. We are also looking forward to the forthcoming trial.
“Mr. Dulos had no motive to kill Jennifer....

Former FBI Agent weighs in on Dulos’ case

Former FBI Agent weighs in on Dulos’ case

- Fox 61
Monday marks 17 days since the disappearance of New Canaan mother of five. Jennifer Dulos.
And, a retired FBI agent said this case bares a striking resemblance to a case wrapped up 30 years ago.
“Right now, the key piece of evidence is a body and they don’t have that,” said Ken Gray, former special agent in the New Haven division of the FBI, about the Jennifer Dulos missing persons case
Ken Gray said the Dulos case is similar to the Helle Crafts wood chipper...

Fotis Dulos’ attorney speaks about investigation for first time

Fotis Dulos’ attorney speaks about investigation for first time

- Fox 61
In a FOX61 exclusive, reporter Dave Puglisi spoke with the newly hired defense attorney for Fotis Dulos, Norm Pattis Sunday.
Pattis and his firm are no strangers to high-profile cases. Pattis is currently representing Jones and Infowars in the civil suit filed against them by the families of Sandy Hook victims. He is not concerned about the current allegations facing Dulos as he begins building his defense. Instead, he thinks things aren’t always as they...

Alex Jones blames conspiracy claims on ‘psychosis’: Deposition

Alex Jones blames conspiracy claims on ‘psychosis’: Deposition

- Fox 61
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones blamed the various claims he’s made over the years, including that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was a hoax, on “psychosis.”
The Austin American-Statesman reports Jones described his conspiracy thinking as a kind of mental disorder during a deposition taken earlier this month for a  lawsuit filed against him by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 20 children and six adults killed in the Newtown...

Pattis on Bill Cosby Verdict

The Real Story:  O.J. Simpson gets parole

The Real Story: O.J. Simpson gets parole

- Fox 61
O.J. Simpson, famously acquitted in the 1994 murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, has won parole after serving nine years of a 33-year sentence, for the armed robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel.
Prominent Connecticut defense attorney Norm Pattis analyzes that case, and the challenges that Simpson will face, following his scheduled release in October.

Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction could be tossed

Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction could be tossed

- Fox 61
Aaron Hernandez's death means his murder conviction is likely to disappear. Under Massachusetts law, defense attorneys can seek to have convictions vacated when a defendant dies before an appeal is heard.
Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.
"I admired his grit and determination and thought he was capable of warmth, a complete human being," said New Haven criminal defense attorney Norm Pattis,...

Report: Former teacher worked years in Connecticut schools after sex abuse allegations

Report: Former teacher worked years in Connecticut schools after sex abuse allegations

- Fox 61
Choate Rosemary Hall released Thursday a 48 page investigation that details decades of sexual misconduct involving former faculty and staff member.
Some of the abuse was never reported and some reported cases were kept secret within its walls.
"A prestigious school. It's probably the best school for children to participate and go to," said Wallingford resident, Natalie Corris.
Choate hired a law firm out of New York to investigate after alumni came forward about their...

Jury begins deliberations in trial of Middletown dad accused of throwing baby son off bridge

Jury begins deliberations in trial of Middletown dad accused of throwing baby son off bridge

- Fox 61
The jury heard closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of a man charged with killing his 7-month-old son by throwing him off a bridge.
The prosecution and defense made their summations in Middletown Superior Court in the case of Tony Moreno. Jurors are now deliberating Moreno's fate.
Moreno is charged with murder in the July 2015 death of his son, Aaden. During his closing arguments, Middlesex State's Attorney Peter McShane said Moreno threw Aaden off the 90-foot-high...

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