F. Lee Bailey calls Norm Pattis One of the Giants of the Profession

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Jennifer Dulos case: Intense media attention prompts gag order debate

Jennifer Dulos case: Intense media attention prompts gag order debate

- The Middletown Press
There was a moment this month when Norm Pattis admitted he thought he’d have to call his wife to plead his innocence when he saw a headline about his client, Fotis Dulos, offering his attorney a “sex pad.”
“I did a double take,” Pattis told Stamford Superior Court Judge John Blawie. “I was relieved to find out it wasn’t about me.”
Pattis made the comment as he argued vigorously against the prosecution’s request for a gag order...

Jennifer Dulos case: Flamboyant ‘high-wire act’ the norm for Pattis

Jennifer Dulos case: Flamboyant ‘high-wire act’ the norm for Pattis

- The Middletown Press
Attorney Norm Pattis lost his bid Friday to give his client, Fotis Dulos, a shot at reviving a relationship with the woman he’s been dating for about three years.
Not long after a Superior Court judge upheld the no-contact order between Fotis Dulos and co-defendant Michelle Troconis, each charged with tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution in the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos, Pattis was filing another motion.
This time it was in family court, requesting a judge...

Attorney: Middletown hospital abuse victim ‘often acted out’

Attorney: Middletown hospital abuse victim ‘often acted out’

- The Middletown Press
As the trial of a treatment specialist at the Whiting Forensic Hospital moved into its third day Wednesday, the tone of the proceedings changed dramatically.
Tuesday had been given over to the jury watching soundless surveillance video of what the prosecution contends is the systematic physical abuse of seriously mentally ill patient in March 2017.
Wednesday, the jury was treated to verbal fireworks from defense counsel Norman A. Pattis.
Pattis is representing Mark Cusson, a...

Cromwell man who threatened judge appeals to Supreme Court

Cromwell man who threatened judge appeals to Supreme Court

- The Middletown Press
A Connecticut man convicted of threatening the judge in his divorce case is arguing free speech rights in taking his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Edward Taupier of Cromwell has filed documents asking the court to hear his appeal of a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling in September that rejected his free speech arguments.
Taupier is serving an 18-month prison sentence for threatening Judge Elizabeth Bozzuto. Prosecutors said Taupier sent an email to six acquaintances in 2014 that...

Warrants may be unsealed in sex case against ex-Community Health Center doctor

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