Nina TotenbergMay 21, 2018 10:56 AM
Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' RightsIn a case involving the rights of tens of millions of private-sector employees, the U.S. Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote margin, delivered a major blow to workers, ruling for the first time that workers may not band together to challenge violations of federal labor laws.
Nina Totenberg, Lee Sheehan, Domenico MontanaroMay 14, 2018 01:53 PM
Supreme Court Upholds Individual Rights In Two Key Criminal Justice CasesThe Supreme Court handed down five decisions Monday, and one that could pave a path for legalizing sports gambling throughout the country got most of the attention Monday morning. But the court also decided two important criminal-justice and personal rights cases.
Amanda McGowanMay 10, 2018 05:13 PM
Should Universities Be Held Responsible When Students Commit Suicide?This week, the state's highest court ruled that M.I.T. could not be held responsible for the 2009 suicide of a 25-year-old graduate student.
Daniel MedwedMay 8, 2018 08:49 AM
State Supreme Judicial Court Considers Another Chapter in Drug Lab ScandalMassachusetts' highest court has agreed to hear a case brought by the ACLU calling for the attorney general's office to be reprimanded for trying to downplay the scope of the Sonja Farak drug lab scandal.
Barbara HowardMay 8, 2018 08:35 AM
State's Highest Court Rules On College Liability For Student SuicideDo colleges have an obligation to prevent student suicides? That was the subject of a ruling from the state's highest court Monday.
Judie YuillMay 2, 2018 08:10 AM
Framingham Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Rape Seeks Compensation From StateKevin O’Loughlin has always insisted on his innocence.
Amanda McGowanApril 30, 2018 04:21 PM
Should Police Need A Warrant To Access Online DNA Databases?Medical ethicist Arthur Caplan discussed the capture of the alleged "Golden State Killer" using data from a free genealogy service.
Daniel MedwedApril 25, 2018 01:18 PM
The Future Of Stun Gun Regulation In MassachusettsThe Supreme Judicial Court struck down a law last week banning civilian possession of stun guns.
Chris BurrellApril 20, 2018 03:49 PM
Challenging The Massachusetts Bail System, One Arrestee At A TimeThe new criminal justice law Governor Baker signed last week could prevent hundreds of small-time defendants from spending time in Massachusetts prisons just because they can’t scrape together a few hundred dollars for bail.