Mass. Court Grants Full Parental Rights To Unmarried Gay WomanThe highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that an unmarried gay woman whose former girlfriend gave birth to two children through in vitro fertilization has the same parental rights as their biological mother.
Court To Review Judge's Order Forcing Woman To Learn IslamThe case poses interesting legal questions at a time when the country is grappling with anti-Muslim backlash.
Massachusetts Court Offers Guidelines On SpankingThe state's highest court has for the first time set legal guidelines for when and how parents can use spanking to discipline their children.
Massachusetts Top Court Rules In Tainted Drug Evidence CaseThe court stopped short of ordering the affected convictions vacated.
Court To Weigh Law Barring False Statements In CampaignsOn Thursday, the state's highest court will hear arguments about whether the 1946 law violates the First Amendment.
Boston Attorney To Challenge Constitutionality Of Fees To Fight Traffic TicketsA Boston attorney is set to challenge the constitutionality of the fees imposed on drivers who are fighting traffic tickets.
Ireland Sworn In As SJC Chief JusticeRoderick Ireland was sworn in by Gov. Deval Patrick on Monday as chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court.
MA court sets rules on testimony by disabled
New ruling holds property owners liable for winter-related injuries