SJC Chief Justice Roderick Ireland RetiringChief Justice Roderick Ireland of the Supreme Judicial Court is the first black chief justice in the court's history.
DeLeo Bill Would Revamp Mass. Probation Department
Lawmakers Weighing Mass. Probation Dept. ChangesMassachusetts' 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.
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.
State's First Black Chief Justice To Be Sworn InGov. Deval Patrick is scheduled to swear in Roderick Ireland at 10 a.m. Monday at the John Adams Courthouse in downtown Boston.
Patrick Picks Roderick Ireland For SJC Chief JusticeGov. Deval Patrick has nominated Roderick Ireland to be the first black chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court.