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William A. O'Neill:
An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives

Subseries Title: Legal

Subseries ID: 001CL-0082

Subseries is: 001CL-0082
Folder is: Legal
Box # Folder ID Folder Title Folder Dates Content
146  0082CL-001  Legal  January-August 1981  Teacher wants termination and Superior Court decision reviewed; State of New Jersey requests help proving a paternity case; allegation that State Police ignoring reports of organized crime; requests h 
146  0082CL-002  Legal  September-December 1981  Request sentence reduction or pardon; complaint about judge; requests Governor's help resolving unpaid taxes from former owner of business; notice about funding for Legal Services; complaint about att 
147  0082CL-003  [Legal]  1982  Requests Governor's assistance in settling an appeal and in reviewing a judge's ruling; asks Governor to help with legal problems. 
147  0082CL-004  Legal  1983  Summary of case, University of Connecticut AAUP v. Governor et al. 
147  0082CL-005  Legal  1984  Asks Governor to overturn suspension of drivers license; International Brotherhood of Police Officers supports Inspectors in the State's Attorney's Office in contract dispute; memorandum of decision i 
147  0082CL-006  Legal  1985  Family of murder victim critical of justice system and possible early parole; Governor supports Legal Services Corporation funding of the Connecticut Bar Foundation grant; opposes changing child suppo 
147  0082CL-007  Legal  1986  Concern about enforcement of state obscenity laws; question about when a business is legally incorporated; allegation of discrimination in termination of employment; parish objects to road constructio 
147  0082CL-008  Legal  January-March 1987  Minority contractor has not been paid for state work; accelerated rehabilitation easily abused; inmates claim they are innocent; request inmate's sentence be reduced; wants arrest record erased; suppo 
147  0082CL-009  Legal  April-June 1987  Removal of Chief State's Attorney John Kelly would help alleviate tension between the Black community and police in Norwalk following a police shooting; protest traffic violations; attorney critical t 
147  0082CL-010  Legal  July-August 1987  State court houses need repairs and maintenance; contract not honored; problems settling husband's estate; request to use services of Dr. Henry Lee; complaint about judge; complaint about court system 
147  0082CL-011  Legal  September 1987  Fact sheet on Judge Robert H. Bork supplied by the White House; requests enforcement of small claims court decision; adopted children need to know about hereditary traits that could affect health; pro 
147  0082CL-012  Legal  October 1987  Request Governor's help settling cases; documents related to the U. S. Supreme Court case of Leon E. and Mary P. Cooper v. Merrill Lynch Equity Access . . . [and] State of Connecticut; complaint about 
147  0082CL-013  Legal  November 1987  Alleged spies in Detroit; single mother wants to appeal to the citizens of the state for child support; complaint about judge; asks Governor to waive traffic violation; complaint about local police; c 
148  0082CL-014  Legal  December 1987  Problems settling estates; inmate is innocent of crime; alleged illegal discharge from the Governor's Foot Guard; complaints about local police; alleged job discrimination; requests Governor's interve 
148  0082CL-015  Legal--Statewide Grievance Committee  1987  Protest Committee findings; complaints about attorneys brought before the Committee; grievance against the Department of Correction; complaint about judge. 
148  0082CL-016  Legal  January-February 1988  Cannot get money out of company's 401K plan; attorneys allege inadequate security measures at court houses; protests legal drinking age; problem settling an estate; alleges personal property stolen by 
148  0082CL-017  Legal  March 1988  Automobile damaged by Connecticut Transit vehicle; complaint about attorneys; requests Governor's intervention in case; inmate claims he is innocent; question concerning grandparents' rights to visit 
148  0082CL-018  Legal  April 1988  Complaint about delay in scheduling trial; asks Governor's leniency toward man convicted of manslaughter; requests Governor's intervention in case; problem settling estate; question concerning Governo 
148  0082CL-019  Legal  May 1988  Complaint about attorney; critical of traffic court system; complaint about police department; inmate claims innocence; request pardon for inmate; complaint about juvenile court. 
148  0082CL-020  Legal  June 1988  Complaint about court system; requests Governor's intervention in case; inmate claims innocence; complaint about public defender; need to enforce child support orders; critical of traffic court system 
148  0082CL-021  Legal  July1-11, 1988  Request Governor's intervention in case; question about jurisdiction over children's' guardianship; inmate claims innocence. 
148  0082CL-022  Legal  July 13, 1988  Complaint filed with Chief Justice Peters against Chief State's Attorney John J. Kelley, Assistant State's Attorney Burton Kaplan and City of New Haven Corporation Counsel Brian Murphy for denying a p 
149  0082CL-023  Legal  July 15-30, 1988  Request Governor's intervention in cases; alleged corruption in judicial system; claim of persecution; oppose court order to allow comatose patient to die by removing feeding tube. 
149  0082CL-024  Legal  August-October 1988  Request Governor's intervention in cases; company is shipping walk-in coolers that do not conform to state laws; resolution of Court of Common Council in Hartford to free Nelson Mandela; protest divor 
149  0082CL-025  Legal  November 1988  Protests treatment in court house because of religious garment (Sikh turban); claim filed against court and judges. 
149  0082CL-026  Legal  December 1988  Question about access to closed adoption records; thanks Governor for support during L'Ambiance Plaza litigation; afraid of losing her land; complaint about sheriff; complaints about judges; request G 
149  0082CL-027  Legal--Desrosier [v. Mazur]  1988  Documents concerning a local zoning dispute and allegations of a conspiracy by town officials to block the application. Also includes a court case involving use of a right of way, and a request for t 
149  0082CL-028  Legal--Statewide Grievance Committee  1988  Object to findings of the Committee; complaint against an attorney. 
149  0082CL-029  Legal  January-February 1989  Reports a possible felony; complaint about tax preparer; needs help getting job back; opinion about decriminalizing drug use; not guilty of traffic violation; request Governor to direct the state to f 
149  0082CL-030  Legal  March 1989  Praise for attorney; request anti-trust investigation of HMOs; court will not file docket and schedule case; sheriff defends his actions against allegations; decries treatment of Judge which led to hi 
150  0082CL-031  Legal  March 20, 1989  Daycare provider challenges the constitutionality of proposed regulations and procedures that allow the Department of Human Resources to conduct unannounced searchers and inspections. Includes copies 
150  0082CL-032  Legal  April-May 1989  Complaint about sheriff; requests Governor's help getting daughter admitted to University of Connecticut-Stamford; complaint about judicial system; outlines federal conspiracy against family; protest 
150  0082CL-033  Legal  June 1989  Complaint about delay scheduling court cases; victim's family opposes release of inmate convicted of manslaughter; protests traffic ticket, police are undercover; son at Connecticut Valley Hospital h 
150  0082CL-034  Legal  July 1989  Alleged municipal corruption in Easton; possible mail fraud; inmate or family claims innocence; complaint about police; court order concerning housing inmates on intake into prison; inmate threatens t 
150  0082CL-035  Legal  August-September 1989  Protest traffic tickets; protest loss of home by grandparents who gave shelter to drug-dealing grandson; alleges police harassment; complaint about lack of response from Chief State's Attorney; inmate 
150  0082CL-036  Legal  October-November 1989  Opposes release of inmate convicted of manslaughter; complaint about justice system; protest suspended sentence given cocaine dealer; inmate on release wants permission to visit family in another stat 
150  0082CL-037  Legal  December 1989  Oppose two public defenders assigned to one man; preliminary draft of civil laws pertaining to alcohol and drug abuse, under consideration of the Connecticut Law Revision Commission; protest being res 
150  0082CL-038  [Legal]--Statewide Grievance Committee  1989  Complaint against attorneys. 
150  0082CL-039  Legal  January-February 1990  Complaint about UConn Health Center dentists; asks Governor to void his warrant; lawsuits against professionals licensed by the state; protest denial of public defender; complaint about police officer 
151  0082CL-040  Legal  March 1990  Requests information on applying for a reward; request Governor's intervention in cases; inmate wants to relocate to Connecticut following his release from prison; asks Governor to reduce prison sente 
151  0082CL-041  Legal  April-May 1990  Request Governor's intervention in cases, including one against a contractor; asks Governor to prevent son going to jail; protests traffic ticket; alleged assault of inmate; want family member to rema 
151  0082CL-042  Legal  June-July 1990  Requests Governor's intervention in case; complaints about state police; allegation of misconduct against public defenders; complaints about attorneys; opposes H.B. 5956, An Act Concerning Community L 
151  0082CL-043  Legal  August 1990  Summonses and complaints in two civil cases in which the Governor or the state are named as defendants; requests Governor's help with contested medical bill; complaint about handling of traffic ticke 
151  0082CL-044  Legal  October-December 1990  Foster parents want to trace a child who was subsequently adopted; comptroller slow in paying legal bills; inmate opposes extradition to Connecticut; request hardship license for person guilty of drun 
151  0082CL-045  [Legal]--Letters re Karen Aparo  1990  Letters supporting and opposing Karen Aparo's acquittal for conspiracy in a murder case. 
151  0082CL-046  [Legal]--James J. Arvis  1990  Packet of documents proving innocence of James Arvis who was tried and convicted of felony murder and appeals to the Governor from a friend and from Jarvis's wife. 
151  0082CL-047  [Legal]--Jean D'Angelo  July 1990  Case against an attorney hired by D'Angelo to prosecute Hartford National Bank and Trust Co. for misappropriation of funds. 
151  0082CL-048  [Legal]--Domestic Violence  1990  Urge Governor to continue to fund domestic violence programs and services. 
151  0082CL-049  [Legal]--Statewide Grievance Committee  1990  Condominium Association requests Governor's intervention in complaint filed with the Committee which they feel the committee did not handle properly.