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Mass. Court: No Life Without Parole For Juveniles

Sentencing juveniles convicted of murder to life in prison without a chance for parole is unconstitutional, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday, falling in line with the U.S. Supreme Court.

12/24/2013

The Supreme Court will hear a case on gay marriage.

Supreme Court To Hear Case On Gay Marriage

The Supreme Court plunged into the contentious issue of gay marriage Friday when it agreed to take up California’s ban on same-sex unions and a separate dispute about federal benefits for legally married gay couples.

12/07/2012

Martha Coakley

Coakley Files Brief Backing Federal Health Care Law

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting a key provision in the federal health care law.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/14/2012

Former Massachusetts Speaker of the House Sal Dimasi (credit: CBS)

Trial Is On For Sal DiMasi

The federal corruption case against former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi and three associates will go forward after a federal judge refused to dismiss any of the charges.

01/29/2011

Scalia unhurt after he tripped outside restaurant

Justice Antonin Scalia is unhurt after he tripped outside a restaurant in Providence, R.I.

08/09/2010