14, Jan 2015 - Roman Polanski Seeks Hearing to Close Statutory Rape Case
Director Roman Polanski‘s lawyer filed a legal document with a Los Angeles County Superior Court seeking a hearing to close his four-decade-old sex abuse case. Massachusetts lawyer Alan M. Dershowitz, who also asked permission to represent Polanski in California, alleges prosecutors provided false information in a recent extradition attempt of Polanski, and a Superior Court judge had a secret ...
18, Dec 2014 - Worcester, MA Merton discussions challenge prisoners' minds, foster their prayer life
The only chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society that is located in a prison is at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution in Shirley, according to the 83-year-old who started it there.
13, Dec 2014 - Salter school to pay $3.75M over deception claims
BOSTON — A for-profit school will pay students $3.75 million to resolve allegations of misrepresenting job placement numbers and using deceptive enrollment tactics, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said Friday. The money will be used to pay down student federal loans and private loans for students who attended programs at Salter College's West Boylston campus and The Salter School ...
10, Nov 2014 - DA urges cross-country rape suspect be kept in jail
Massachusetts prosecutors on Monday urged a judge to keep a man suspected of raping women in several states locked up while he awaits trial.
12, Oct 2014 - Attleboro, MA Court orders new trial in trolley crash lawsuit involving driver who lived in Attleboro
A Massachusetts appeals court has set aside a $1.2 million jury award and ordered a new trial in a lawsuit stemming from a 2009 subway trolley crash in Boston involving a former Attleboro man.
12, Oct 2014 - Hampden, MA Man with implanted horns sentenced for killings; 'I'll see you in hell,' he told jury
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead maintained his innocence before a judge sentenced him Monday to three consecutive life terms in the killings of three men who were kidnapped, shot and dismembered in 2011.
12, Oct 2014 - Worcester, MA Lawyer: Hopeful tests show dead infants stillborn - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home said Sunday that he's optimistic that forensic testing will show the babies weren't born alive, and therefore weren't harmed or killed by his client.
12, Oct 2014 - Plymouth, MA Judge allows marijuana group's lawyers to question state official
Lawyers for Medical Marijuana of Massachusetts will get the opportunity to question the executive director of the state health department’s medical marijuana program as to why the group was dropped from the list of nonprofit dispensary projects allowed to move forward.A motion to question Karen van Unen was granted by Suffolk Superior Court Judge Thomas Billings on Thursday. Van Unen will give ...
12, Oct 2014 - File for international divorce after a year in state
Q I’m a U.S. citizen who lived in Turkey for eight years. There, I married a man in a religious ceremony. While I was trying to get work in Massachusetts, we started the immigration process for him. That’s when I learned my husband had a record involving violent crimes. So the Department of Homeland Security denied his request to immigrate into the USA. Then I filed a court case in Turkey asking ...
12, Oct 2014 - Boston, MA Suffolk Courthouse May Close Its Doors
With elevators constantly breaking down and water leaking through its ceiling tiles, Suffolk Superior Courthouse, one of the largest court buildings in Massachusetts, may close down for repairs or replacement.
12, Oct 2014 - Berkshire, MA Man says he's innocent when sentenced for slayings
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A Massachusetts man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms for his role in the murders of three Pittsfield men. Caius Veiovis (KYE'-us vee-OH'-vis) maintained his innocence Monday, saying "my hand wasn't in this" during a sentencing hearing. He was convicted Friday in the 2011 slayings of David Glasser ...
12, Oct 2014 - Springfield, MA Massachusetts man with horn implants convicted of 2011 triple murder
By Daniel Lovering BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man with facial tattoos and forehead implants that resemble horns told jurors he would see them "all in hell" after he was convicted of murdering three men in 2011. Caius Veiovis, 34, of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, was found guilty of three counts each of murder, intimidation of a witness and kidnapping, Berkshire District Attorney David ...
12, Oct 2014 - Hampden, MA Mass. Briefs
Man gets life for three killings SPRINGFIELD (AP) -- A Massachusetts man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead maintained his innocence before a judge sentenced him Monday to three consecutive life terms in the killings of
12, Oct 2014 - Somerset, MA Polygraph examination report details questions asked of Flanagan
FALL RIVER — Polygraph examinations are not admissible at trial in Massachusetts because of concerns that the test results are not scientifically reliable.However, police detectives investigating murders and other serious crimes have often used polygraph machines to question suspects and persons of interest. Recent court documents indicate that Carlos Ortiz, an alleged accomplice in former New ...
12, Oct 2014 - Massachusetts teen's lawyer seeks police messages - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri Ne
SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A lawyer for the Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher is questioning the timeline given by authorities about the discovery of the victim's body.