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November 30, 2022

Western Mass

Driver charged in connection with deadly pedestrian crash in Chicopee

Westfield Police searching for alcohol theft suspect

Massachusetts

Massachusetts prisons start guard body cam pilot program

Fall River police officer Nicholas Hoar arrested, accused of beating man in custody with baton

Lawsuits claim negligence in Massachusetts Apple store crash

70-year-old Beverly woman found dead in Merrimack River: Massachusetts State Police

U.S.

San Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that kill

No Dissent on Abortion Allowed at Hogan Lovells

Two Oath Keepers, Including Founder Stewart Rhodes, Found Guilty Of Jan. 6 Seditious Conspiracy

Judge Rules Trump Ally Devin Nunes Can Sue NBC Universal for Defamation

International

Law firm Jenner sues Sierra Leone for $8 million in legal fees

Brazil Legalizes Crypto as a Method of Payment

November 29, 2022

Western Mass

Easthampton among 32 police departments receiving police body camera funding

Suspect arrested in shooting on Hancock Street in Springfield

Springfield police officer Jose Diaz backs out of guilty plea in Nathan Bill’s case

Massachusetts

Boston Police now report 4 dead babies found in South Boston condo

U.S.

Zero Tolerance: Survey Finds 33 of 65 Academic Departments Lack a Single Republican Professor

U.S. Supreme Court mulls Biden immigration enforcement shift

Maine Supreme Court upholds lease for $1B power line project

Parties in lawsuit accusing former ‘SNL’ star Horatio Sanz of sexual assault agree to dismiss

Alleged Recruiter, Florida Officials Added to Lawsuit Over Migrant Flights

Appeals court revives Indiana law requiring burial or cremation of fetal remains

Lawyer to Private Equity Billionaire Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot On Eve Of Tax-Fraud Trial

Judge dismisses Arizona GOP AG candidate’s election lawsuit as premature

No Joke: Supreme Court Case Could Take a Big Bite Out of the First Amendment

International

Sussex Police in legal bid to take over Spanish missing persons murder probe


November 28, 2022:

Western Mass

These western Massachusetts police departments received money for body-worn cameras

Four Chicopee sex offenders renew their yearly registration

2 men charged after fight at Chicopee Thanksgiving football game

Massachusetts

Trial opens for Dylan Etheridge, charged in the death of Amber Pelletier

2 men found with guns arrested following shooting in Worcester, police say

U.S.

Buffalo Supermarket Shooter Pleads Guilty to Murder, Terrorism, Prosecutors Say

5 Connecticut officers charged after Black man paralyzed in police van

Judge Denies Bid for New Trial in Whitmer Kidnapping Case

Judge Killed By Husband In Murder-Suicide

Fauci’s 7-Hour Deposition: What We Know So far 

The Supreme Court Gets a Fraud Test

New York Democrats didn’t defend their bail law changes. It bit them at the polls.

Lawyer Who Sought to Defend Trump Dies Suddenly at 48

Georgia Supreme Court Reinstates Heartbeat Bill After Left-Wing Judge Overturn


International

UK legal regulator warns lawyers will face ‘action’ over SLAPPs

BBC Journalist Beaten, Detained By CCP Police During Growing Lockdown Protests In China

Secretly Recorded Phone Call of Pope Francis Played in Vatican Court During Embezzlement Trial

Ireland Aims To Legalize Cannabis For Personal Use


November 25, 2022:

Western Mass

Police: gun pulled, man arrested during fight at Chicopee football game

Springfield officials voice concerns over convicted officers’ reinstatement

Robert Avrett of Ludlow accused of distributing child sex abuse material

Springfield man accused of flashing fake gun at Wilbraham Big Y

Massachusetts

Boston man arrested for alleged indecent assault at Copley T station

U.S.

Trump-appointed judges behind Yale boycott to speak at school next week

Illinois Legislators to Decide Whether to End Cash Bail

Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse accusers sue JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank for alleged cover-up

Georgia Supreme Court allows early voting Saturday in US Senate runoff election

Law Schools Without LSATs

International

Scotland Is Still Divided On Independence

Mexico files charges against US woman in death of North Carolina woman at resort


November 23, 2022

Western Mass

Holyoke man pleads guilty to role in cartel trafficking fentanyl

Wilbraham Police searching for person who allegedly pointed gun at Big Y shoppers

Wilbraham Police investigating occupied home B&E, car break-ins

Statewide

The Bay State connections to FTX abound, of course

NBA trainer ‘Rob Mac’ charged with drugging and raping a woman in downtown Boston held on $30,000 bail

ICE Boston arrests 6 illegal immigrants convicted of sex crimes in New England

U.S.

Judge blocks New York limits on carrying guns on private property

The Lords of War: The Perils Facing Trump, Garland, and Smith in Washington’s Legal Arms Race

Targeting Justice Samuel Alito

Club Q Shooting Suspect Makes First Appearance in court

Federal Court Strikes Down Another Provision of New York’s New Gun Control Law

Arizona Attorney General Candidate Sues Over Midterm Election Results

Alex Jones Must Pay Nearly $50 Million For Sandy Hook Conspiracies, Texas Judge Rules

Factbox: Pharmacies, drug companies settle lawsuits over U.S. opioid crisis

Off-duty Vermont sheriff’s deputy shot by police in New York after refusing to drop gun

Judge Rules Jen Psaki Must Be Deposed in Lawsuit Alleging Big Tech Collusion

We Can Resolve Conflict Between Justice and Social Justice

International

Scottish Independence Vote Plan Defeated by Top UK Court

Ireland’s Next Constitutional Referendum


November 22, 2022

Western Mass

Westfield Police locate body of missing 32-year-old man

Deerfield seeks ad hoc Human Rights Committee members

Statewide

Hingham Apple Store defendant Bradley Rein says crash was accident, foot was stuck on gas

Court Dismisses Charge Against Man Who Intentionally Peed on State Police Barrack’s Floor

U.S.

Berkeley Law School Under Scrutiny Over Alleged Antisemitism

Supreme Court Takes Jack Daniels Trademark Case with Major Free Speech Implications

Democrats Sue To Block Election Recount In New Hampshire

FTX Lawyer Says ‘Substantial Amount’ of Crypto Firm’s Assets Stolen or Missing

Supreme Court Clears Way For House Dems To Obtain Trump’s Taxes

Appeals Court Weighs DOJ Challenge to Special Master in Trump Documents Probe

Law schools face ‘biggest jolt’ in decades with LSAT rule change, U.S. News exodus

Trump asks court to unseal search warrant affidavit in documents probe

International

Bolsonaro Sues To Invalidate 250,000 Votes Over “Malfunctioning Ballot Boxes”


November 21, 2022

Western Mass

Hampden DA, State Police team up with Wilbraham Big Y for Thanksgiving food drive

Enfield Police looking for help identifying larceny suspect

Westfield Police still searching for Robert Tesini

Statewide

R.I. man arrested for alleged drink spiking, rape in Boston

26-year-old Lowell man was fatally shot over traffic dispute, DA says

MBTA police recognize, arrest Dorchester man wanted for T robberies and on 5 other warrants

Baker pardons siblings from the controversial 1980s Fells Acre child sex abuse case

Civil rights group seeks FAA probe of Logan contract

U.S.

Report of second major U.S. Supreme Court leak draws calls for probe

University of Idaho murders: Motive behind the killings still unclear

Student-Loan Holders See New Path for Wiping Out Debt Through Bankruptcy

Jersey City Tenants Confront Landlord Over 40% Rent Hikes

The Lords of War: The Perils Facing Trump, Garland, and Smith in Washington’s Legal Arms Race

FTX begins strategic review, seeks court relief to pay critical vendors

Missouri Man Robs Bank Using Back of Birth Certificate While Wearing Ankle Monitor

What Elephant? AP Denies that There is Any Evidence That Joe Biden Discussed Hunter’s Business Dealings

International

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