Westlaw Headnote of the Day – December 13, 2010

December 13, 2010

West's Key 110 Criminal Law
West's Key 110XXIV Review
West's Key 110XXIV(E) Presentation and Reservation in Lower Court of Grounds of Review
West's Key 110XXIV(E)1 In General
West's Key 110k1044 Motion Presenting Objection
West's Key 110k1044.2 Sufficiency and Scope of Motion
West's Key 110k1044.2(1) k. In General.

General rule that res judicata must be specially pleaded yields when the circumstances reveal that a remand would simply set judicial wheels unnecessarily spinning, only to remain at the same end of the road.
State v. Osuch, 124 Conn. App. 572 (Conn. App. Ct. 2010)

Suggested by Jill Bergquist, West Principal Attorney Editor