NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2
BOSTON MARATHON: LIVE MONDAY ON CBSBOSTON.COM, WBZ-TV & WBZ NEWSRADIO Read More

Supreme Judicial Court

(File image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Court Battle Looms For Weston Student Expelled Over Marijuana Cookie

A legal battle involving a high school student and a $10 marijuana cookie is heading back to court.

12/21/2011

(File image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mass. Court To Hear Case About Marijuana Cookie

A $10 marijuana cookie is at the center of a case set to go before the highest court in Massachusetts.

10/02/2011

(file image)

State’s Highest Court Upholds Fees To Appeal Traffic Tickets

Drivers, beware: The highest court in Massachusetts has upheld a law that requires motorists to pay additional fees to appeal traffic tickets.

09/21/2011

File image (credit: AP)

SJC Finds Flaws In Mass. Sex Offender Law

The state’s highest court says a Massachusetts law that prohibits the most dangerous sex offenders from living in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes or rest homes violates constitutional rights to due process.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/06/2011

(file image)

Mass. Supreme Court: $275 Fee To Appeal $15 Ticket Is Constitutional

On Thursday, the Mass. SJC ruled unanimously that appeals courts can charge whatever they want for parking ticket appeals and that the fees don’t violate any fundamental right.

07/15/2011

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mass. Courts Roll Out New Orientation Video For Jurors

Citizens reporting for jury service in Massachusetts will soon be shown a new orientation video that includes commentary by actual jurors.

07/03/2011

Gavel

Mass. Supreme Court Sets Bar High To Deny Immigrant Benefits

Advocates in Massachusetts are hailing a decision by the state’s highest court that sets a high bar for denying benefits to immigrants.

05/06/2011

Governor Patrick announces Appeals Court Justice Barbara Lenk as his nominee to serve as an Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.  (Photo credit: Matt Bennett/Governor's Office)

First Openly Gay Justice Lenk Confirmed To State’s Highest Court

A state appeals court judge who will be the first openly gay justice on Massachusetts’ highest court has been confirmed.

05/04/2011

(File image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SJC: Burnt Marijuana Odor Not Enough To Suspect Criminal Activity

The odor of burnt marijuana alone is not enough for police to suspect criminal activity and order a person to get out of a car, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday.

04/20/2011

(File image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SJC: Odor Of Marijuana Not A Reason For Cops To Suspect Crime

The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that the odor of burnt marijuana is not enough for police to suspect criminal activity and order a person to get out of a car.

04/19/2011

more

previous