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Latest News in Massachusetts

  • December 11, 2017

    Man Must Unlock Phone To Aid Abuse Probe: Mass. Court

    A Massachusetts appeals court on Monday shot down a man's challenge to an order that required him to unlock his iPhone as part of a child abuse investigation, ruling that the directive didn't violate his Fifth Amendment rights because law enforcement already knew what would be on the device.

  • December 11, 2017

    Boston City Officials Secure Delay Of Extortion Trial

    Two city of Boston officials will stand trial on extortion charges in the spring instead of directly after the holidays, because prosecutors altered their case and a recent appellate ruling raised additional discovery questions, a Massachusetts federal judge said Monday.

  • December 11, 2017

    Advisers Owe $7.2M For Faking Out Lender To Joplin Biopic

    An investment banking and advisory firm and its two managing members are on the hook for more than $7.2 million in damages after a Massachusetts federal judge found Friday that they had duped a lender into believing they could guarantee its loan to finance a now-abandoned Janis Joplin biopic and then lied about having themselves been tricked.

  • December 11, 2017

    Retailers Defend Solodyn MDL Claims Against Medicis

    Walgreen Co., CVS Pharmacy Inc., Rite Aid Corp. and other retailers alleging Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. paid generic-drug makers to stay out of the market for acne medication Solodyn urged a Massachusetts federal court Monday to reject Medicis' efforts to nix some of their claims.

  • December 11, 2017

    Convicted Pharmacist's Wife Wants To Keep Money, House

    The wife of a pharmacist convicted of racketeering and fraud related to a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak has asked a Massachusetts federal court not to make her husband forfeit properties, a trust fund, multiple bank accounts and other assets, arguing they belong to her too.

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