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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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