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Judith Cowin

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

SJC Rules State Can Regulate Plymouth Nuke Water Intake System

The state’s highest court has ruled that Massachusetts environmental officials have the power to regulate a water intake system used by the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.

04/11/2011

SJC Justices Call For Changes In Wiretap Laws

Two justices for the highest court in Massachusetts have asked state lawmakers to change a tough wiretap law to enable police to investigate and prosecute the hundreds of shootings and killings committed by street gangs. Supreme Judicial Court Justices Ralph Gants and Judith Cowin made the call Friday in an opinion supporting a ruling barring secretly-recorded evidence from being used against a man who admitted to a 2007 drive-by killing in Brockton.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2011

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SJC Justice Cowin Announces Retirement

Supreme Judicial Court Associate Justice Judith Cowin has announced she will retire from Massachusetts’ highest court, effective in April.

01/31/2011