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  • Students Push For More Gun Legislation

    Local Students marched on Beacon Hill this week to show their concern for school safety in the wake of the Parkland High mass shooting. Some urged the Legislature to enact House Bill 3610 which would simplify the process of removing guns and ammunition from potentially violent people. Read Full Article
  • The 2017 Court Management Advisory Board Annual report is now available

    The Massachusetts Legislature formed the Court Management Advisory Board (CMAB) to assist the justices of the supreme judicial court, the chief justice of the trial court, and the court administrator on all matters of judicial reform. Per Mass. General Laws Chapter 211B, Section 6A, the CMAB is comprised of ten members appointed according to categories of experience, including business administration, civil law, criminal law, and information technology, in addition to the attorney general or designee, and the executive director or the Massachusetts office of victim assistance. Read Full Article
  • Trump Words and Actions Put Spotlight on International Trade

    President Donald Trump says that he will impose new tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum American companies buy. Whether this improves the fortunes of domestic producers of these products or sets off a trade war remains to be seen, but Social Law members have access to many resources to help advise clients who import or export products of every kind. Read Full Article
  • State Judges to Visit Local Schools & Community Organizations for National Judicial Outreach Week, March 5-9, 2018

    In recognition of the second annual National Judicial Outreach Week, over 100 judges from the Appeals, Superior, District, Housing, Boston Municipal, Probate and Family, Land and Juvenile Courts volunteered to visit local schools and community organizations statewide to educate students and citizens about the American legal system. National Judicial Outreach Week, an initiative of the American Bar Association, is observed during the first full week of March and the theme is "Preserving the Rule of Law." Read Full Article

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