Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
The Supreme Judicial Court is being asked to decide whether a state law that prohibits private citizens from possessing stun guns infringes on their right to keep and bear arms.
Defense attorneys are pushing the court to adopt stronger instructions to advise jurors that eyewitness identifications are not always reliable.
Massachusetts’ highest court says voters will be allowed to decide whether to keep the state’s casino gambling law.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that a measure calling to repeal the 2011 law can appear on the November ballot.
Should it be illegal to take “upskirt” photos in public places? Did the SJC get it wrong?
A Boston man has pleaded guilty to multiple rape charges in a case in which prosecutors brought a so-called “John Doe” indictment and another man spent 12 years in prison before being cleared.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court says it will start implementing some of the recommendations made by a task force appointed to review hiring of court officers.
Massachusetts’ top judge and Gov. Deval Patrick’s public safety secretary are pushing two very different proposed solutions for overhauling the state’s beleaguered probation system.
Appeals Court Associate Justice Fernande “Nan” Duffly is facing an up-or-down vote on her nomination to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
The Governor’s Council has approved the nomination of Roderick Ireland as chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.