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Zombie Justice

Two recent politically infused happenings illustrate Massachusetts's shocking indifference to civil liberty.
Ware's probation probe and the Tierney plea. Plus, social security silliness.
By EDITORIAL  |  October 15, 2010
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Supreme Judicial Court quashes cash-for-testimony

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts made a pronouncement last week that, to rational citizens, should be obvious: it's a bad idea for the state to be complicit in a scheme to pay criminal trial witnesses for their testimony — and for those witnes
Can I get a witness
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  October 08, 2010