Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) in Massachusetts – How many drinks equals .08?

January 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Defense,OUI   |   Comments Off on Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) in Massachusetts – How many drinks equals .08?

The BAC limit in Massachusetts is .08. Many factors affect how quickly you absorb alcohol and your resultant BAC including: Gender Weight Stress How much you’ve eaten that day How much sleep you’ve gotten Any other medications you are taking The Alcohol Content of the Drink One “drink” is usually measured as follows: One 12 ounce […]

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SJC slip opinion: African American and Hispanic Police Officers Survived Dismissal of Their Suit Against the Commonwealth and the Division of Human Resources For Interference With Their Right to Be Free From Discrimination Based on Race Arising From the Structure of the Police Seargant’s Test

November 09, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Discrimination   |   Comments Off on SJC slip opinion: African American and Hispanic Police Officers Survived Dismissal of Their Suit Against the Commonwealth and the Division of Human Resources For Interference With Their Right to Be Free From Discrimination Based on Race Arising From the Structure of the Police Seargant’s Test

A slip opinion was issued by th SJC today in Pedro Lopez et al. v. the Commonwealth of Massachusetts et al., Docket No. SJC-11013, in which the SJC reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Division of Human Resources by African American and Hispanic Police Officers based on their allegations that […]

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The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upheld the jurisdiction of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination to investigate claims of discrimination against religious organizations

November 09, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Discrimination   |   Comments Off on The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upheld the jurisdiction of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination to investigate claims of discrimination against religious organizations

September 20, 2012 – Boston, MA. The Supreme judicial Court (“SIC”) has upheld the
authority of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”) to investigate
and adjudicate claims of discrimination against religious organizations in a decision released
yesterday in Temple Emanuel of Newton v. Massachusetts Commission Against
Discrimination.

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UMass‐Dartmouth Ordered To Pay Damages In Discrimination Case

November 09, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Discrimination   |   Comments Off on UMass‐Dartmouth Ordered To Pay Damages In Discrimination Case

Boston, MA – June 15, 2011 – On June 1, 2011, an MCAD hearing officer issued a decision in the case of LuLu Sun v. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in favor of Professor Sun, an Associate Professor of English at UMass‐Dartmouth, who filed a claim of discrimination based on her gender, race, and Chinese ancestry.

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Reversal of Conviction of Brockton Woman Who Killed Her Boyfriend By Stabbing a Large Piece of Glass Into His Chest

November 08, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Defense   |   Comments Off on Reversal of Conviction of Brockton Woman Who Killed Her Boyfriend By Stabbing a Large Piece of Glass Into His Chest

Solange Anestal, a 33 year old woman of Haitian descent, drove a large piece of glass 4 1/2″ into the chest of her boyfriend, puncturing his lung and killing him on June 23, 2003. Ms. Anestal was tried and convicted of First Degree Murder and sentenced to Life in Prison Without the Possibility of Parole […]

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