Supreme Judicial Court
The state Supreme Judicial Court has ruled sharing marijuana is not a crime under the law that decriminalized possession of less than an ounce of the drug in Massachusetts.
The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that police do not necessarily need a search warrant to look at a list of cellphone calls made by someone who has been arrested.
Doctor Gary Brockington was told by the Board Of Registration In Medicine that it has zero tolerance for sexual misconduct between doctors and patients.
Minority police officers who filed a lawsuit can move forward on their claim that a promotional exam discriminates against black and Hispanic officers, the highest court in Massachusetts ruled Friday.
The state Supreme Judicial Court has dismissed lawsuits filed by seven Massachusetts hospitals and a managed healthcare organization that claimed they were shortchanged by the state’s 2006 health care law.
The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that a member of a well-known Massachusetts family will not have to share her inheritance with her two adopted brothers.
Criminal defendants in Massachusetts must prove that they can’t afford their own attorney before a judge can appoint a lawyer to represent them at taxpayer expense, the state’s highest court ruled Friday.
The state’s highest court has ruled that the Boston City Council overstepped its authority when it removed former Councilor Chuck Turner from office before he was sentenced to prison on corruption charges.
The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that women who give birth without medical assistance will not be subjected to criminal liability.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has moved to dismiss a petition to the state’s highest court by a group that opposes a proposed ballot question that would legalize medical marijuana.