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JPus News Category: Conference

06880: 3/8/2021

Justices of the Peace: The Legacy Continues Saul Haffner died in 2017. He was 87. He served on the RTM, was a member of the Y’s Men, and taught photography and writing at the Senior Center and Norwalk Community College. Saul was a US Army veteran. He was an engineer who worked on NASA’s Gemini program, and a professor of business and marketing at Sacred Heart University. But he is best known as a justice of the peace. In fact, he may have been the nation’s foremost authority on the subject. In 2009, I profiled him for “06880.” Saul and his wife . . .

New Britain Herald: 10/25/2008

Justices Welcome Same-Sex Marriages Saturday, October 25, 2008 By: Jennifer Sprague DURHAM - Justices of the peace from throughout the state weighed in on the issue of same-sex marriage Saturday at their annual conference, held at Durham Town Hall. Although town clerks were told by the state's Department of Public Health that Tuesday is the official release date of the court's gay-marriage decision, Ben Klein, attorney for the Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, said Oct. 10 same-sex couples will not be able to wed until mid-November. Regardless of the effective date, town clerks have not been told when the . . .

New York Times: 9/25/2005

The big day nears: What to wear, What to say Four years ago, along with her husband, Saul Haffner, a justice of the peace, Barbara Jay started Justices of the Peace of Connecticut, an organization that helps couples find people in their communities to preside over their weddings. The organization has since expanded into three more states and is now called Justices of the Peace of the U.S. As of Tuesday, 165 people were expected to attend the JPus conference, including justices of the peace, town clerks and clergy members. Read article here.