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Seth Mazzaglia in Strafford County Superior Court, Aug. 14, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Seth Mazzaglia Appeals Conviction In Lizzie Marriott Murder

Lawyers for a man sentenced to life without parole for raping and killing a University of New Hampshire student have filed a mandatory notice of appeal.

09/15/2014

Whitey Bulger as he was arrested by the FBI, June 22, 2011. (Photo courtesy: 60 Minutes-CBS News)

Whitey Bulger’s Attorneys Appeal His Conviction

Bulger’s lawyers made the filing Thursday afternoon in a federal appeals court in Boston.

08/14/2014

Michelle Kosilek

Mass. Prison Officials To Appeals Court Judge: Inmate Doesn’t Need Sex Change

The Massachusetts Department of Corrections told a federal appeals court Thursday that prison officials have provided adequate treatment, including female hormones, laser hair removal and psychotherapy. He said only 5 percent of people with the disorder actually undergo sex-reassignment surgery and argued that it would pose security issues at the all-male prison.

05/08/2014

Michelle Kosilek

Massachusetts Appeals Court To Hear Inmate Sex Change Case

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments from Massachusetts prison officials challenging a court order to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate serving a life sentence for murder.

05/04/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

Michelle Kosilek

Mass. Prison Officials Appeal Sex-Change Ruling

Massachusetts prison officials are appealing a decision that would force taxpayers to pay for a sex-change operation for a transgender inmate serving a life sentence for murder.

01/31/2014

(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

SJC Hears Pledge Of Allegiance Challenge From Atheist Acton Couple

A lawyer for an atheist family has asked Massachusetts’ highest court to ban the practice of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in state public schools.

09/04/2013

Tarek Mehanna. (Family photo courtesy: J.W. Carney)

Court Considers Appeal Of Sudbury Man’s Terror Conviction

A federal appeals court heard arguments in the case of a Massachusetts man convicted of conspiring to help al-Qaida.

07/30/2013

Catherine Greig (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Court Upholds 8-Year Prison Sentence For Bulger’s Girlfriend

A federal appeals court has upheld the 8-year prison sentence given to the longtime girlfriend of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger for helping him during his 16 years as a fugitive.

05/17/2013

Catherine Greig (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Bulger Girlfriend Catherine Greig Fights Prison Sentence

A federal appeals court heard arguments Monday challenging the 8-year prison term given to the longtime girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger for helping him while he was a fugitive.

03/05/2013

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