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A federal appeals court has upheld the eight-year prison sentence for accused mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's girlfriend for harboring a fugitive, including an enhancement for her failure to disclose that she owned a house and controlled a substantial bank account.
An intermediate state appeals court on Tuesday revived Boston rock band founder Donald Scholz's defamation case against late lead singer Brad Delp's ex-wife over her alleged statements to a newspaper linking Delp's suicide with his rocky relationship with Scholz.
A federal judge ruled on Monday that the estate of late entrepreneur and Internet activist Aaron Swartz may release to Congress and the public some of the information gathered by the lawyers preparing his defense in his hacking case.
Massachusetts' highest court has held that a lawyer's contract work at New York's Sullivan & Cromwell while he was licensed in New Jersey counts toward "the active practice of law" requirement for admission to the Massachusetts bar.
A federal appeals court in Washington struck down a rule requiring companies to post a notice advising employees of their rights under federal labor law, including the right to form or join a union.
A lawyer for a young man accused of lying to the FBI about visiting the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect's dorm room following the blast got prosecutors to agree on Monday to home confinement pending trial.