Tags » Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Massachusetts Court Changes Definition Of Felony Murder

BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts has overturned the first-degree murder convictions of a man who provided the gun used in a double homicide but who was not present when the victims were shot. 117 more words

News

Baker Proposes Allowing Police To Hold Violent Criminals After ICE Ruling

BOSTON (CBS) — Governor Charlie Baker has proposed legislation that would allow state and local police officers to hold people who have committed serious and violent crimes at the request of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. 428 more words

News

Victory For Man Who Spent 35 Years In Prison For Murder He Says He Didn't Commit

BOSTON (CBS) — Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court rejected a prosecutor’s request to reinstate Fred Weichel’s murder conviction.

In April, a judge threw-out Weichel’s conviction for the 1980 murder saying investigators didn’t give the defense a police report. 32 more words

News

Mass. Court Turns Over A New Leaf: Rules Employer May Be Liable for Failing to Accommodate Employee’s Medical Marijuana Use

Even though 29 states now allow medical marijuana, employee use of medical marijuana is unprotected in many workplaces because marijuana use of any kind remains illegal under federal law.    982 more words

Employers

AMERICAN JUSTICE - STRANGE BUT TRUE

EXPOSED – THE BOSTON NANNY TRIAL

For those of you who follow “big trials,” there was a huge one in 1997 in Boston. Garry was working and covered the trial, along with a zillion other reporters from all over the country. 653 more words

Daily Post