GOV. MALLOY ON THE PASSING OF CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERT J. CALLAHAN
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement on the passing of the Honorable Robert J. Callahan of Norwalk, who served as a justice on the Connecticut Supreme Court from 1985 through 1999 and was sworn in as the 34th chief justice in 1996 until his retirement.
“Chief Justice Callahan made a lasting impact in Connecticut, serving nearly fifteen years on the Supreme Court and authoring hundreds of opinions that have had a profound impact on the laws of our state. Through my own experience both as an attorney and in public service, I’ve witnessed firsthand his dedication, integrity, and intellect. His leadership skills and humor guided the court through several difficult cases, always with honest reasoning and judgment. My condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues in the judicial branch.”
For Immediate Release: January 2, 2013