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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 […]

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Harvard Law Grad Who Flunked Bar Exam Twice Sues Over Lost Job

A Harvard Law alum is suing the New York State Board of Law Examiners after she failed the bar exam twice, which she says caused her […]

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Secretary Bill Galvin Nominated for Golden Padlock Award

For the second year in a row, Massachusetts is in the running for a Golden Padlock Award. Like a Razzie, this is the kind of award you don’t […]

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Natick Family Sues Panera over Sandwich Served to Allergic Child

A Natick family is suing Panera and a group of New England Panera franchises over a sandwich that allegedly sent their six-year-old to the hospital. The lawsuit, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the ‘Millionaire Tax’ Proposal in Massachusetts

Lawmakers in Massachusetts will be debating bill H 3933 this week, a proposed constitutional amendment that is being called the “millionaire tax.” According to the […]

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Power Lunch: Charles Ogletree

Join us for Power Lunch with Charles Ogletree.

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Marty Walsh Increases Defense Attorney’s Taxpayer-Funded Contact to $200,000

Mayor Marty Walsh increased his high-profile defense attorney’s taxpayer-funded contact to $200,000, as federal investigators continue to probe whether City Hall used strong-arm tactics to […]

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Harvard, BU Top New List of Best Law Schools in the Country

Both Harvard and Boston University cracked the top 20 in U.S. News & World Report‘s newly released list of the best law schools in the country. Harvard tied […]

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Obama to Nominate Harvard Alum Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

President Barack Obama is expected to nominate Harvard alum Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, the Associated Press reports. Garland, a chief justice for the U.S. Court […]

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New Hampshire Moves Closer to Criminalizing ‘Revenge Porn’

New Hampshire has moved one step closer to criminalizing so-called “revenge porn.” The State Senate passed with a voice vote Friday a bill that would protect victims […]

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Harvard Law Alum, Dead at 79

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, whose three decades’ worth of bombastic dissent made him one of the most polarizing figures in the court’s history, has […]

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Martha Coakley to Join Boston University School of Law as Adjunct

Former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley will join Boston University’s School of Law as an adjunct professor, the school announced Thursday. Coakley, who graduated BU […]

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Brookline Mother Suing Chipotle After Son Became ‘Violently Ill’

A Brookline mother is suing Chipotle after her 16-year-old son became “violently ill” after eating at the burrito chain’s Cleveland Circle location. The City of Boston […]

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Massachusetts Receives an ‘F’ for Public Records Access

The Washington D.C.-based Center for Public Integrity handed out grades for, well, public integrity Monday, with the Bay State ranked among the worst states in the U.S. […]

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‘Marathon Monday’ Trademark Doesn’t Belong to the BAA, Board Rules

The Boston Marathon is the only major marathon held on a Monday. And though the Boston Athletic Association has put on the race every year since […]