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How the Arroyo jury got it right
Rarely has a Boston jury had to suffer as much ridicule as the 12 citizens who acquitted former Boston firefighter Albert Arroyo of pension fraud.
| August 19, 2011
Beyond espionage: Four ways the United States can still prosecute WikiLeaks's Julian Assange
Not long after WikiLeaks entered the international lexicon, the question became not whether the United States government would prosecute founder Julian Assange, but how .
HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND KYLE SMEALLIE
| January 07, 2011
In a perfect world: Ranked-choice voting
My unbiased analysis of the 2010 Maine gubernatorial election reveals that most voters didn't want any of the candidates to win. The proof? A sizable majority voted against each of them.
Make that "fraud"
| November 26, 2010
When many Mainers think of "cybersecurity," they probably remember the 2008 HANNAFORD SECURITY BREACH , when 4.2 million credit- and debit-card numbers were stolen from shoppers at the grocery chain's stores.
| September 03, 2010
What's the scam?
Back on the morning of June 7, 1982, a man walked into the New York branch of the Middle East Bank on the 25th floor of a Madison Avenue office building and tried to deposit a $2 million check. The man, a native of the United Arab Emirates, left without
Trying to bilk the Scientologists
| September 25, 2009
The overtime game
The problems haunting the Boston Police Department’s homicide unit — low arrest rates, cases rejected by juries, and exonerations of wrongfully convicted men — did not occur in a vacuum.
A successful lawsuit shows how Boston’s homicide detectives have gamed the system to line their own pockets
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| May 04, 2006
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