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Patrick's patchwork

The folks on Beacon Hill deserve credit for crafting a budget in this extraordinarily challenging fiscal climate that will hopefully sustain services at a level just short of disastrous.  
Plus, Massachusetts needs a DNA-testing law
By EDITORIAL  |  July 03, 2009

Boston's $10 Million Boo-Boos

The bill continues to come due for the string of nine wrongful convictions discovered in Boston between 1999 and 2004 — a tab that has now topped $10 million in court settlements.
Righting a wrongful conviction
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  July 03, 2009

Justice delayed

Two years ago, the drumbeat of wrongful convictions in Massachusetts had grown too loud to ignore: the release of Shawn Drumgold, Stephan Cowans, and Anthony Powell led to a Boston Herald /FOX25 report on 22 prisoners statewide released in the past tw
Tom Reilly’s initiative on wrongful convictions stalled the legislature for two years — for what?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  February 15, 2006