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.
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.
An attorney for former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has asked a federal appeals court to overturn DiMasi’s corruption conviction.
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to hear an appeal from a British man who was convicted of killing his wife and infant daughter in Hopkinton.
The I-Team found there is a nine month wait for motorists who want to appeal to a special state board.
Lawyers for Neil Entwistle filed the request last year, and the court is scheduled to decide Jan. 11 whether it will consider the case.
Doctor Gary Brockington was told by the Board Of Registration In Medicine that it has zero tolerance for sexual misconduct between doctors and patients.
The state plans to appeal the ruling in the case of Michelle Kosilek, who was born as a man but lives as a woman in an all-male prison.
Sal DiMasi, 67, was convicted in June 2011 of charges including conspiracy, extortion and honest services fraud.
Catherine Greig’s attorney filed an appeal Wednesday looking to challenge her sentence.