Barbieri v. Cadillac Construction Corp

In Barbieri v. Cadillac Construction Corp., 174 Conn. 445, 451, 389 A.2d 1263 (1978), the court's finding that the plaintiff "'had been Democratic Town Chairman of New Haven for many years and was an important and powerful political leader in the State of Connecticut'" was made without supporting evidence. Id., 450. The court improperly made this finding regarding character because it was not supported by the evidence and was not a finding that could be judicially noticed. Id.