Saturday, October 13, 2018
Massachusetts Supreme Court orders dismissal of thousands of cases because of prosecutorial misconduct related to state run evidence lab misconduct
Thousands of drug cases tied to a state-run Amherst drug lab will be dismissed, and the state attorney general's office will bear the costs, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Thursday. The decision is the result of the court's finding that prosecutors withheld evidence about a state chemist's wrongdoing. The Legal Profession blog has the story here.