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The Connecticut Compensation Act, George E. Beers Jan 1914

The Connecticut Compensation Act, George E. Beers

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Connecticut is a proverbially conservative State and rarely has
been the first to take up innovations. In adopting an act providing
compensation for injured workmen, she has had the advantage
of the experience of other countries and other American
States. More than three decades ago she took the same course
in framing a system of reformed procedure and availed herself of
the experiments which had gone before.
The Workmen's Compensation Act will doubtless require and
undergo important amendments before it reaches its final form.
As it stands now, it represents some of the best features of the
system which ...


Consolidation Of Preliminary Motions And Demurrers In Connecticut, John W. Edgerton Jan 1913

Consolidation Of Preliminary Motions And Demurrers In Connecticut, John W. Edgerton

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The abolishment of demurrers by the new equity rules of the
Federal Court and by the recent Practice Act of the Law Courts
of New Jersey makes pertinent the question whether Connecticut
may not to her advantage amend her practice to conform to that
of those two jurisdictions and that of the English Courts. The
Connecticut State Bar Association has already gone on record as
favoring the adoption of a rule which should compel a party to
embody in one document a motion to expunge and a demurrer,.
where the motion and demurrer are addressed to the same pleading,
whether ...