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Creation of Appellate Court.
CONSTITUTION ARTICLE V, Sections 1 and 2
Adopted: November 24, 1982 by a popular vote of 387,116 in favor and 156,257 against.
“ the Superior Court [appeals] are taken to the Supreme Court. There’s been a growth in the number of appeals going [to] … our Supreme Court and … they’re [not] getting the proper treatment … this will create an Appeals Court …”
--Rep. Tulisano speaking on the floor of the Connecticut House of Representatives Wednesday, May 27, 1981 to explain the need for proposed constitutional amendment House Joint Resolution No. 95.