Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill that would update state law to prohibit so-called “upskirt” photos of women.
Massachusetts lawmakers moved at a pace rarely seen in the legislature, acting quickly to pass through a bill criminalizing the taking of photographs up the skirts of women in public.
Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled that a man accused of secretly snapping photos up a woman’s skirt on an MBTA train did not break the law.
Chief Justice Roderick Ireland of the Supreme Judicial Court is the first black chief justice in the court’s history.
The state’s highest court has ruled that in most cases police must get a search warrant before obtaining cellphone records to track someone’s movements.
A lawyer for an atheist family has asked Massachusetts’ highest court to ban the practice of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in state public schools.
Bail was set for nine convicts to go free Monday while their legal challenges are pending in the fallout from the state drug lab scandal.
The highest court in Massachusetts rejected Neil Entwistle’s appeal of his conviction Tuesday.
The state Supreme Judicial Court has ruled in favor of medical marijuana opponents who say the likely November ballot question on the issue is misleading.
Neil Entwistle is looking for a new trial and his attorney went to the highest court in Massachusetts to make their case Friday.