Statutory Oaths


In response to a letter to the Connecticut Law Revision Commission from the Honorable Douglas S. Lavine, dated August 8, 2000, the Commission voted at its September 19, 2000 meeting to undertake a study of the oaths administered in civil and criminal cases in section 1-25 of the Connecticut General Statutes to eliminate and update antiquated language.. A study committee was formed for this purpose. The study committee was composed of the Honorable Douglas S. Lavine, the Honorable John Maloney, Professor Colin Tait of the University of Connecticut School of Law, Attorney Brenden P. Leydon and Senior Commission Attorney Jo A. Roberts.