Mass. Chemist Expected To Plead Guilty Next Month A change of plea hearing for the chemist accused of botching evidence at the now closed state drug lab has been formally set for next month.
Mass. Chemist Expected To Change Plea In Lab CaseA change-of-plea hearing is scheduled for a chemist at the center of a Massachusetts lab scandal that has jeopardized thousands of drug cases.
Judge: 5 Years Max For Mass. Chemist If She Pleads GuiltyA Massachusetts judge says she won't impose a sentence of more than three to five years if a chemist pleads guilty in a state drug lab scandal.
Annie Dookhan Considers Changing Plea In Drug Lab ScandalA judge is considering arguments by lawyers on both sides of the case of a chemist accused of putting thousands of criminal prosecutions in jeopardy by faking test results at a state drug lab over whether what her punishment should be if she decides to plead guilty.
Coakley: Annie Dookhan Should Get 5-To-7 Years In Prison For Drug Lab ScandalA memo was filed Thursday ahead of a court hearing Friday, when Annie Dookhan's lawyer and prosecutors are expected to discuss a possible guilty plea.
Drug Dealer Gets Lighter Prison Sentence Because Of Boston Crime Lab ScandalA convicted drug dealer in New Hampshire who would have faced nearly 20 years in prison as a career offender will serve much less because a prior conviction was tossed out due to the Boston crime lab scandal.
State Review Finds More Cases Linked To Dookhan Lab ScandalA disgraced former state chemist may have tainted more prosecutions than officials had first estimated, an independent reviewer of narcotics cases said Tuesday.
Dookhan Wants Statements To Police Tossed In State Drug Lab ProbeThe former Massachusetts state chemist accused of faking drug test results and tampering with evidence wants statements to police in which she allegedly admitted wrongdoing tossed out.
Former Mass. Chemist Gets January Trial DateA judge Friday in Boston scheduled a Jan. 6 trial date for Annie Dookhan, whose prosecution sent ripples through Massachusetts' criminal justice system.
Trial For Chemist In Drug Lab Scandal Set For JanuaryA judge Friday in Boston scheduled a Jan. 6 trial date for Annie Dookhan, whose prosecution sent ripples through Massachusetts' criminal justice system.
Lawyer For Former State Chemist Asks Judge To Dismiss ChargesA former state chemist whose actions authorities say sent a ripple through the criminal justice system is challenging charges connected to claims she made in court that she had a master's degree.
Man Freed In Drug Lab Scandal Faces Murder ChargeAuthorities say a man freed from prison last year because of alleged mishandling of evidence in a state drug lab scandal has been charged with a fatal shooting in Brockton.
Former Mass. Chemist Arraigned A Sixth Time A former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab has pleaded not guilty at her sixth and final arraignment.
Former Mass. Drug Lab Chemist Faces 6th Arraignment MondayA former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab faces her sixth arraignment.
State Crime Lab Chemist Arrested For Tampering With Evidence, Drug PossessionA chemist from the State Crime Laboratory in Amherst has been arrested.