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Traffic Leads to Contempt Hearing for Sheriff Hodgson
The most high-profile law enforcement official in southeastern Massachusetts will need to appear before a federal judge in September after showing up late to court on Wednesday. Judge William Young ordered Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson to appear for a civil contempt hearing because he showed up two hours late to testify in a criminal trial, according to the U...
Trial to Begin in Challenge to Massachusetts Voter Registration Law
BOSTON (AP) - A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a Massachusetts law that requires voters to register at least 20 days before an election. The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, along with the national ACLU Voting Rights Project and a Boston law firm, filed the lawsuit in November...
What Will the Michelle Carter Trial Mean Going Forward?
Judge Lawrence Moniz has reached a decision in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Michelle Carter, and is expected to announce that verdict in a Taunton juvenile courtroom Friday morning. Carter is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 suicide of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III...
Michelle Carter Verdict Coming Friday
The judge has reached a verdict in the trial of a Michelle Carter. Carter is the Massachusetts woman charged with manslaughter for sending her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to kill himself. A court clerk said Judge Lawrence Moniz will announce his verdict Friday when court is back in session at 11 am...

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