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Massachusetts:  The Annie Dookhan Drug Lab Scandal

Massachusetts: The Annie Dookhan Drug Lab Scandal

By now I am sure that a lot of you have heard of this case. A Massachusetts drug lab chemist, Annie Dookhan,  was found to have falsified drug certificates by neglecting to test samples that she claimed to have tested, signing initials of other chemists and switching...
Things To Know About Your Family Lawyer

Things To Know About Your Family Lawyer

Family law can encompass many aspects of law.  It covers divorce, child custody, separation agreements, post and pre nuptials and much more.  Some families have an attorney they can go to for  estate planning.  As you can see family law is a wide field so it’s...
Topics You Should Discuss With Your Divorce Lawyer

Topics You Should Discuss With Your Divorce Lawyer

Hiring a divorce lawyer is the first important step in a long list of your divorce. Once you retain a lawyer it is vitally important that you communicate openly and honestly with her.  She is there to to advocate for you to get the best solution for your situation. We...
Topics You Should Discuss With Your Divorce Lawyer

Making an Appeal in Massachusetts

If you have Netflix, Facebook or even see the news, you have probably heard about the show “Making a Murderer”.  It is a Netflix documentary about the conviction of two men, Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey, from Wisconsin, who were convicted for the murder...
The Importance of an Appeal

The Importance of an Appeal

Aaron Hernandez, famed football player who was convicted of murder and later, committed suicide has, once again, been in the news.  You may recall that before his death, his murder conviction was working its way through the stages of the Appeal’s Court.  Aaron...
5 Appeals Cases To Follow and Why

5 Appeals Cases To Follow and Why

Although there are a number of high profile wrongful conviction cases in the news, they are still a small percentage of all convictions. The news media would like to have us believe that all police investigations are tainted and that all detectives are on the take...

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