Chief Justice Roderick Ireland of the Supreme Judicial Court is the first black chief justice in the court’s history.
BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts Probation Department would remain under the jurisdiction of the courts, but a new civilian administrator would help run the agency under a bill being unveiled by House Speaker Robert DeLeo. […]
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.
Roderick Ireland was sworn in by Gov. Deval Patrick on Monday as chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court.
Gov. Deval Patrick is scheduled to swear in Roderick Ireland at 10 a.m. Monday at the John Adams Courthouse in downtown Boston.
Gov. Deval Patrick has nominated Roderick Ireland to be the first black chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court.