Supreme Judicial Court

SJC To Resolve Questions About Campaign Contributions
BOSTON (AP) _ The state's highest court is set to take up the question of whether Massachusetts can ban political contributions from businesses while allowing contributions from unions.
Under state campaign finance law, businesses are not allowed to contribute to candidates while unions can dona…
Prosecutors Likely to Toss Thousands of Tainted Drug Cases
BOSTON (AP) - District attorneys in Massachusetts are facing a key deadline as they continue to deal with the damage caused by the misconduct of a former state drug lab chemist.
The state's highest court ordered the DAs to produce lists by Tuesday indicating how many of the approximately 24,000 …
SJC Strikes Down “Pipeline Tax”
Environmental activists are calling it a victory after the Mass. Supreme Judicial Court struck down a decision on Wednesday from the Mass. Department of Public Utilities which allowed energy companies to charge customers for expenses relating to pipeline construction.