A former state chemist whose actions authorities say sent a ripple through the criminal justice system is challenging charges connected to claims she made in court that she had a master’s degree.
A former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab has pleaded not guilty at her sixth and final arraignment.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has ordered a “file by file review” of every case handled by a state chemist accused of faking test results at a now-closed government lab.
Bail was set for nine convicts to go free Monday while their legal challenges are pending in the fallout from the state drug lab scandal.