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Neil Entwistle Asks SJC For New Trial

Neil Entwistle is looking for a new trial and his attorney went to the highest court in Massachusetts to make their case Friday.

04/06/2012

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Court Says Head Shake Should Stop Police Questions

A head shake is just as good as words for suspects to tell police they want to invoke their right to remain silent, the highest court in Massachusetts ruled Friday.

01/13/2012

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Former SJC Chief Goes Back To Work

The retired Chief Justice of the state’s highest court is going back into the private sector.

01/04/2012

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SJC Confirms Cape Wind-National Grid Power Deal

The state’s highest court has upheld a deal in which the electric utility National Grid agreed to buy power from the planned Cape Wind offshore wind farm.

12/28/2011

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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