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SouthCoast Woman Nominated for State’s Highest Court

A local woman has been nominated to the state's highest court.

Elspeth Cypher, 57, of Assonet was nominated today by Governor Charlie Baker to replace Justice Margot Botsford, who will reach the mandatory retirement age of 70 this March...

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Jim Phillips | TSM

City Finance Official Discusses Impact Of SJC Decision

A recent decision by the State Supreme Judicial Court to not hear an appeal regarding office closures requires the City of New Bedford to begin payments to certain municipal employees.

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Credit: Mass.gov website

New Bedford Will Have To Pay Employees For Lost Wages

The City of New Bedford will have to make payments to certain municipal employees after a union secures a court victory.

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SJC Strikes Down “Pipeline Tax”

Environmental activists are calling it a victory after the Mass. Supreme Judicial Court struck down a decision on Wednesday from the Mass. Department of Public Utilities which allowed energy companies to charge customers for expenses relating to pipeline construction.

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SJC Approves Pot Question for November Ballot

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Wednesday the question to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts could appear on the November ballot, but ordered state officials to change the wording that explains the measure to voters...

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SJC Upholds Two Murder Convictions Of New Bedford Man

The Mass. Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the first degree murder convictions of a 66 year old New Bedford man.

Elvin Valentin was found guilty in 2012 of the fatal shootings of 36 year old Nettie Becht and her friend, 40 year old Luiz Diaz in August, 2009 at the Westlawn Housing Development...

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God Wins Victory In Massachusetts Public Schools

Lost in the happenings at The Galleria Mall this week was a very important decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court as it relates to God in public schools here...

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DiMasi To Receive Some Retirement Benefits

The state's highest court says former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is entitled to the money he contributed into the state's retirement system, plus interest, before his conviction on corruption charges...

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WPRI via YouTube

SJC Asked To Dismiss Manslaughter Charge Against Michelle Carter

The highest court in Massachusetts has been asked to dismiss a manslaughter case against a teenager accused of sending her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to kill himself...

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Credit: ABC6

Court To hear Case Of Teen Who Sent Texts Urging Suicide

Massachusetts' highest court is set to hear arguments in the case of a teenager charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly sending her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to kill himself.

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