2018

THE POLICE DIDN’T READ ME MY RIGHTS!

[20-May-18 21:12:05]
As a criminal defense practitioner for over a decade, I have frequently sat down to my first meeting with a client and been told that...

HARASSMENT PREVENTION ORDERS IN MASSACHUSETTS

[16-January-18 15:03:27]
Pursuant to General Laws Chapter 258E, a court in Massachusetts can issue a “Harassment Prevention Order,” which is a type of restraining order that, unlike...

THREATENING TO COMMIT A CRIME

[7-January-18 17:46:29]
In Commonwealth v. Goodness, decided in December of 2017, the Massachusetts Appeals Court provided guidance about the common law crime of threatening. Pursuant to the...

2017

OPERATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MARIJUANA

[1-December-17 18:48:30]
Now that marijuana has been legalized in Massachusetts for those over 21, I am seeing more and more people being charged with operating a motor...