The Death I Want

Why I’m suing Massachusetts for the right to die on my own terms.

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MIT Alum, Hollywood Lawyer Who Helped Kill Gawker File New Libel Suit in Boston

Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, the MIT alum who purportedly invented email at age 14, filed a $15 million libel suit Thursday against the tech website Techdirt […]


The World v. Alan Dershowitz

The Harvard Law School legend has defended everyone from O.J. Simpson to Claus von Bülow. Now he’s facing his toughest case yet: his own.


Sal DiMasi Is Getting Out of Prison

After a long campaign led by family members who pleaded with federal officials to send him home, Sal DiMasi is finally on his way out […]

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U.S. Regulators Make an Example of Craft Brewers Guild Over ‘Pay-to-Play’

Decision makers at the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau have settled with the local beer distribution company accused of violating anti-competition laws, […]


Former MBTA Green Line Driver Awarded $2.65 Million in Discrimination Suit

A federal jury in Boston has awarded $2.65 million to a former Green Line driver who says she was the victim of racial discrimination when […]


Curt Schilling Agrees to $2.5 Million Settlement in 38 Studios Case

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and several others have agreed to a $2.5 million settlement in the legal battle over 38 Studios, his failed video […]


Judge Rules Against Police Union on Body-Worn Cameras

A pilot program to test out body-worn cameras on Boston police officers is set to go forward as planned after a Superior Court judge on Friday […]


School Wants Identity of Owen Labrie’s Victim Publicly Released

St Paul’s School has requested a federal court to release the identity of a former student suing the Concord, New Hampshire prep school for her 2014 […]


The Guy Behind the Most Bizarrely Helpful State-Run Twitter Account in Massachusetts

Campaign and political finance isn’t sexy. On the state and municipal level, it’s less Bernie Sanders’ fire-and-brimstone sermons about Citizens United, and more a selectman candidate properly […]


Lawsuit: Marty Walsh Told Southie Parade Organizers ‘Don’t F— Me Over’

A new lawsuit filed against Marty Walsh in Massachusetts District Court alleges the mayor coerced organizers of South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade into allowing LGBT veterans to […]


AG Maura Healey Takes Aim at Copycat Assault Rifles

No more knock-off AR-15s in Massachusetts, says Attorney General Maura Healey. The state’s top prosecutor on Wednesday announced she has sent a directive to gun […]


No Jail Time for Dozens of Convicted Rapists in Massachusetts

A Boston Globe review of court system statistics in Massachusetts found that more than three dozen convicted rapists have received no time in prison for […]


SJC Rules Legal Marijuana Ballot Question Good to Go

Voters in Massachusetts are now all but guaranteed a chance to weigh in on legal weed, after the state’s highest court today gave the green […]


Bill Would Allow Bystanders to Free Pets Locked in Hot Cars

Local legislators are taking a few steps to help our furry friends. According to the Associated Press, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously approved a bill on […]