Courtroom Evacuated After Outburst At Lawrence Murder ArraignmentThe arraignment of a suspect in the murder of a Lawrence woman was interrupted by an outburst from one of the victim's family members, the Essex District Attorney's office said.
Judge Denies Divorcing Couple's Request To Treat Dogs Like ChildrenA Canadian judge rejected the request by a divorcing couple to treat their dogs as children during the court proceedings.
Court: Juveniles Seeking Parole Entitled To LawyersInmates serving life sentences for murders committed when they were juveniles are constitutionally entitled to lawyers and expert witnesses at their parole hearings, the state's highest court ruled Monday.
Juror Questioning In Tsarnaev Trial Could End Next WeekA court official says the process of questioning potential jurors in the federal trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could be wrapped up by the end of next week.
Accused Boston Marathon Bomber Makes First Court Appearance In More Than A YearBoston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was in federal court Thursday for his first public appearance in nearly a year and a half.
Man Charged With Sending Nuclear Material From Andover To IranA Chinese man is facing federal charges of illegally exporting nuclear material from a Massachusetts-based manufacturing company to Iran.
Friends Of Robel Phillipos Show Support In Court A friend of the marathon bombing suspect, who's on trial now, had supporters in court today.
Judge Lets Aaron Hernandez Transfer To Another JailA judge has ruled that former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can transfer to a jail in another county for easier access to his Boston lawyers.
Jared Remy Pleads Guilty To First-Degree MurderThe son of Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing his girlfriend last year.
Tsarnaev Attorneys Request Hearing For Law Enforcement "Leaks"Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are outraged by what they call public comments and leaks by law enforcement.
Plymouth, NH Sears Franchise Owner Refuses Order To Open On ThanksgivingWhen Holly Cassiano received a memo stating she was required to open up the Sears Hometown Store she owns at 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, she says she knew she had to take a stand.
Marathon Bombing Suspect's Friend Asks Court To Publicize Documents A lawyer for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has asked a judge to lift an order that keeps most court documents against the friend hidden from public view.
Aaron Hernandez Takes Stand, Answers Questions About Possible Attorney Conflict Of InterestAt the hearing Wednesday in Fall River Superior Court, the judge asked Hernandez to take the stand to question him about a potential conflict of interest involving one of his attorneys.
Judge Rules In Favor Of Mass. In Foster Care Case A federal judge has ruled against a child advocacy group that alleged thousands of children in the Massachusetts foster care system were being abused and neglected.
State Pilot Program To Offer Free Legal Services In Family Cases A new pilot program that offers free services from retired judges to resolve mostly family-related cases is set to start on Nov. 1 in Canton, open to all 14 divisions of the state.