Posted on November 8, 2014 in
Robert Ferrante, a doctor who worked at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, was convicted by a Pennsylvania jury yesterday of murdering his wife by poisoning her with cyanide. (more…)
Posted on October 28, 2014 in
In 1980, the defendant's wife was stabbed to death in her Bourne home. Twenty five years later, a man named Steven Stewart was convicted of murdering her. After Stewart's conviction was reversed on appeal, he entered into a cooperation agreement with the Commonwealth and agreed to testify that he was a hitman, paid by...
Posted on October 14, 2014 in
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today affirmed the first-degree murder conviction of a man who argued that his statements to the police were obtained unlawfully. The name of the case is Commonwealth v. Vincent. (more…)
Posted on October 13, 2014 in
In an important decision delivered last Friday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court reversed a district court judge's order that a witness in a criminal case testify at trial, even though the witness' testimony would tend to incriminate him. The name of the case is Commonwealth v. Leclair. (more…)