Massachusetts

Criminal Justice

Two pharmacists are accused of second-degree murder in meningitis outbreak

Constitutional Law

En banc 1st Circuit ruling nixes state-funded sex-change surgery for prison inmate

Consumer Law

Harvard law grad claimed $4 overcharge on take-out, sought treble damages in emailed war of words

Celebrities

Retired lawyer sues Bill Cosby, says claims she lied about alleged sexual assault were defamatory

Aviation & Space Law

Amid talk of possible carry-on ban, plane passenger charged with using backpack as dangerous weapon

Trials & Litigation

Judge nixes fees for bankruptcy lawyer, citing ‘passive-aggressive’ response to required forms

Trials & Litigation

Law students sue Harvard over its fossil fuel investments

Government Law

Unique city plan to ban all tobacco sales ignites firestorm among residents

Business of Law

Morgan Lewis OKs ‘mass lateral move’ of 227 Bingham partners, but not a merger

Criminal Justice

Citing pending SCOTUS fish case, judge delays sentencing for friends of accused Boston bomber

Criminal Justice

Friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect is guilty of lying to feds, could get up to 16 years

Health Law

Harvard University restricts travel to Ebola-stricken countries

Evidence

‘Comedy’ video of woman using drugs and criticizing probation officer puts her behind bars

Trials & Litigation

Man with horns on face, 666 tattoo on forehead is guilty in triple-murder case

Death Penalty

Judge threatens to remove capital defense lawyer, cites missed deadlines and overzealous motions

Science & Technology Law

New DNA test can distinguish identical twins, prosecutors say; is it ‘ready for prime time’?

Criminal Justice

Post-9/11 ‘Tour de Force’ bikes from Boston to DC to NYC to honor terrorism victims

Business of Law

Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman OK letter of intent to merge into 1,000-attorney firm

Environmental Law

Citing climate change concerns, prosecutor drops criminal charges against coal protesters

Criminal Justice

Judge nixes cellphone evidence in Aaron Hernandez murder case over defective warrant