Due to widespread criminal misconduct of a lab’s chemist in analyzing drug samples, Massachusetts has decided to dismiss approximately 20,000 drug convictions.
Massachusetts's highest court ruled this week that the state's lifetime community parole law violates the state constitution prompting hundreds of offenders to be released from custody within the last two more »
A tough new sentencing bill which prevents any prisoner convicted of more than two violent crimes from obtaining parole is making it’s way through the Massachusetts legislature this week.
The Massachusetts bill which will overhaul state sentencing and parole guidelines was passed by the MA Senate last week but is not expected to reach the House until sometime in more »
In the last few weeks the Massachusetts Senate began reviewing legislation which is designed to tighten parole eligibility rules for repeat violent offenders. So far this year the legislature has more »