Two cases before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court could determine whether people whose convictions were obtained by fraud will continue paying the price for the state drug lab scandal.
ACLU and CPCS — citing injustice to the wrongfully convicted and cost to taxpayers — seek rejection of prosecutors' arguments for delay.
Commonwealth's investigations of noncriminal amounts of marijuana circumvent the will of the majority of Massachusetts voters.
Attorney General's office today asked Governor Patrick to appoint an independent investigator to help ensure public confidence in the state's criminal justice system.
In dealing with state drug lab scandal, Massachusetts should not emulate DOJ resistance to relief for wrongfully sentenced inmates.