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.
The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal over whether the family of a man allegedly killed by Whitey Bulger should get millions of dollars from the government.
The state’s highest court will determine whether Neil Entwistle deserves a new trial.
New Hampshire lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have made their state the first to repeal a gay marriage law through legislation — a move opposed by the governor.
A federal judge in Boston has ordered 14 drug companies into talks that could lead to settlements with 53 women who claim their breast cancer was caused by an anti-miscarriage drug their mothers took decades ago.
A judge hearing the case against the government by families of two Whitey Bulger victims says the FBI “has gotten away with murder.”
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has asked a judge to put off the day he must begin serving his sentence on corruption charges so his lawyers can have more time to prepare arguments on why he should remain free while his appeal is pending.
On Thursday, the Mass. SJC ruled unanimously that appeals courts can charge whatever they want for parking ticket appeals and that the fees don’t violate any fundamental right.