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2015-01-07 08:31:43

More than three years after revelation of criminal misconduct by Annie Dookhan, defendants convicted with tainted evidence still cannot clear their names BOSTON, Jan.

2014-07-31 23:09:55

Advance Sheets of Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court in e-Book Format New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014

2008-08-03 03:00:27

By Laura Crimaldi, Boston Herald Aug. 3--Physicians can now be held liable for negligent acts that reduce a patient's chance of survival even if the patient's odds for recovery had already been less than 50 percent, the Supreme Judicial Court has declared in a groundbreaking ruling.

2006-07-10 13:30:25

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts' highest court ruled on Monday that voters could have a chance to overturn a landmark court decision that made the state the first and only in the country to legalize gay marriage.

2006-01-18 14:40:18

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts' officials and doctors were deciding on Wednesday when to end life support for an 11-year-old girl beaten into a vegetative state, following a court ruling that she had a right to die.

2006-01-18 12:33:55

BOSTON (Reuters) - An 11-year-old girl beaten so badly she is in a permanent vegetative state can be taken off life support, Massachusetts' top court has ruled in a case that adds fuel to America's divisive "right to die" debate.

2005-10-06 17:25:58

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts' highest court heard a lawsuit on Thursday that seeks to give same-sex couples from other states the legal right to marry here in a case that could turn the liberal New England state into America's gay marriage capital.


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gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.