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BOSTON (CN) – Just weeks after winning the dismissal of more than 11,000 drug convictions, the ACLU called on the highest court in Massachusetts for additional dismissals and sanctions against the state Attorney General's Office. Relying on preliminary lists provided by the state's district attorneys, the ...
BOSTON (CBS ) – The state attorney general says no criminal charges will be filed after a report-altering scandal at the Massachusetts State Police, but she is referring the case to the State Ethics Commission. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said her office conducted “an extensive ...

One thing is certain — they will involve people faced with jail time and no means to afford a lawyer. As a private attorney, Henry joins the ranks of about 2,500 Massachusetts lawyers who work as bar advocates, attorneys paid by the state to provide legal representation to those in need. “I do believe that I ...
Where a plaintiff “inside sales employee,” who filed suit under the Massachusetts Wage Act alleging that he and other similarly situated persons regularly worked more than 40 hours a week but were not paid overtime at an hourly rate equal to one and one-half times their regularly hourly wage, has moved ...
The Supreme Judicial Court is accepting applications for appointment to the Board of Bar Overseers. The board has three vacancies. Appointments are made for four-year terms. The SJC seeks applications from experienced lawyers who have been members of the Massachusetts bar in good standing for a ...
CONCORD, N.H. (WWLP) - A year-long investigation into fentanyl trafficking between Massachusetts and New Hampshire culminated in the seizure of more than 60 pounds of the drug, $500,000 in cash, firearms, and the indictment of 45 people. According to the District of New Hampshire U.S. Attorney's ...

The Commonwealth's Democrat attorney general has brought dozens of legal actions against the federal administration over the past three years, but not one criminal case against a Massachusetts politician. The closest she has gotten was this week: a sexual assault and lewdness case brought solely ...
Polls Archive. Will the lower court decisions blocking President Trump's Muslim travel ban survive Supreme Court review? No (79%, 22 Votes). Yes (21%, 6 Votes). Total Voters: 28. Start Date: April 25, 2018 @ 5:04 pm. End Date: No Expiry. Do you agree with the SJC's ruling that the right to bear arms extends to stun guns?
Healey joined a coalition of 18 attorneys general who argue that, by adding a citizenship question, the Census Bureau will cause significant decrease in participation, resulting in a dramatic population undercount. The attorneys general contend that an undercount violates the constitutional purpose of the ...
Harvard Law School Professor Intisar Rabb has been awarded the Trailblazer Award by the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA). Rabb ... Previously, she was general counsel for the Johnson & Johnson consumer group, Earlier in her career, Ralls-Morrison was a senior attorney and assistant ...
The Beck, Reed, Riden founding partner has literally written a book on Massachusetts noncompete law. He's also a longtime advisor to Sen.
The Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association recently celebrated its 40th anniversary and the 15th anniversary of Senior ...
5 Investigates tests Massachusetts' ammunition laws, finds some .... Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, who enforces some of the ...
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts has announced that it will suspend its so-called Cape Calendar on Jan. 1. The court ...
With the huge increase in personal net worth together with a higher awareness of prudent financial planning, more and more families are ...
The following individuals passed the July bar exam in Massachusetts. Abu-Eid, Bader Nasser — Boston, MA Acklin, Kayla Lynn — Brighton, ...
Where a default was entered against a defendant in a personal injury suit over a fall in a hotel managed by the defendant, the default should be ...

... an abuse-of-process counterclaim against an ex-client who allegedly brought a legal malpractice claim as a “ploy” to avoid paying attorneys' ...
Maura Healey, the attorney general of Massachusetts, seen here in a file photo. She has approved the Amherst Community Sanctuary Bylaw ...
Citing 'Significant Questions and Concerns,' Massachusetts Attorney General Asks Court to Stop Berkshire Museum Sale for Further Study.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will speak at Smith College Sept. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in Weinstein Auditorium as part of the ...
A Republican lawyer from Sandwich believes he has an opportunity to unseat Massachusetts Attorney General Maura T. Healey, a Democrat, ...
Britte McBride on Friday became the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission's third member, after she was announced as Attorney ...
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will deliver a ... “As the people's lawyer, the Attorney General is here to take on those tough ...
The uproar has not gone unnoticed: A spokesperson for the Massachusetts attorney general's office has confirmed to artnet News that it is ...
The race to challenge Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey next fall is on now that a second Republican attorney, this one also from ...
... business to regularly honor the exceptional work of Massachusetts attorneys. Now we have a new recognition program: Reader Rankings.
The office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Friday concluded its months-long civil rights investigation and issued a strongly ...
Lawyers representing 750 drunken driving defendants in Massachusetts say the state withheld evidence that might show Breathalyzer results ...
In memory of a local lawyer, retired Air Force Reserve colonel and tireless advocate for veterans, the Hampden County Bar Association has established the Archer B. Battista Scholarship to help veterans entering law school.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Three Total Sugar stores and the candy store chain's only corporate officer will pay $37,363 in restitution and penalties after allegedly violating labor laws in the state, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has ...
BOSTON -- In response to the top national law enforcement official vowing to hold back funds from cities that flout federal immigration law, the Massachusetts attorney general accused U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions of fearmongering on Tuesday ...
The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts says it is not deterred.
The dismissals will come in the form of filings from seven district attorneys ordered by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to decide who among 24,000 people with questionable convictions they can realistically try to re-prosecute.
Where a defendant who defendant pleaded guilty to possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute moved to withdraw his guilty pleas on the basis that the drug certificate showed that the assistant analyst was Annie Dookhan, a judge erred in ...
Where two defendants were convicted of burglarious instruments, the convictions must be reversed because the evidence of intent was insufficient.
The Supreme Judicial Court, in a split decision, has overturned the convictions of two defendants for possessing burglarious tools.
Nearly two dozen people from five states are accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his communications with the Russian government, and subsequently trying to cover up that lie, according to a complaint ...
The joint sting operation between the state attorney general's office and the Northampton Police Department, which was carried out Thursday, yielded 10 arrests.
A pair of men have been arrested in connection with a prostitution ring in which women were supplied with drugs, stripped of their identification and bank cards and transported to hotels around Massachusetts to perform sex acts, the Massachusetts ...
Jean M. Curran, an assistant district attorney in Essex County whom Gov. Charlie Baker has nominated to a Haverhill District Court judgeship, was interviewed for the bench by the Governor's Council on March 22.
Where a Superior Court judge upheld a decision by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination affirming a hearing officer's finding that a respondent employer terminated the employment of a complainant in violation of the handicap and age ...
For those who don't know it, John P. Elwood's "What Were They Thinking?" is a scholarly, amusing and occasionally hysterical review of Supreme Court decisions, which he publishes in The Green Bag (greenbag.
The Supreme Judicial Court is requesting amicus briefs in the following cases: SJC-12295, Care and Protection of Joseph C. The issues are: Whether, at a "72-hour hearing," where the trial court is considering if a child will remain in the custody of ...
Gov. Charlie Baker on March 22 nominated a Boston attorney and a Probate Court administrator for judgeships. Anthony M. Campo, managing partner of Boyle, Shaugnessy & Campo, was tapped as a nominee for the Superior Court.
State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump's office got one thing right in its recent audit of the Trial Court's Office of Court Interpreter Services, according to the Massachusetts Association of Court Interpreters. In a letter on behalf of the court interpreters ...
A top deputy of the North Carolina court system, who recently helped steer a reform initiative in that state, has been tapped to oversee the daily operations of the Massachusetts court system, which is undergoing similar reform efforts. Jonathan S ...
Prosecutors had sought up to 10 years in prison for Merrill, 55, while his lawyer sought a term of no more than one year. The sentence was confirmed by a spokeswoman for the U.S.
Where a defendant law firm and two codefendant attorneys have been awarded summary judgment in a legal malpractice suit, the judgment must be affirmed because of the plaintiffs' inability to demonstrate causation.
Where a plaintiff homeowner has challenged two building permits for the construction of a single-family home on his street, the challenge must be dismissed because neither traffic and safety concerns nor aesthetic and density concerns establish that ...


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