“Late adolescents are particularly likely to be sentenced based on systemic racism and implicit biases in policing, prosecution, and sentencing.”
“Everything that I came across for 40 years has been a battle.”
Parole Board Chair Gloriann Moroney’s contentious hearing to become a judge
Colette Santa’s hearing brought out two supporters and 10 in opposition who testified about her performance on the board in the past five years
“[Their] words and actions send a clear message: don’t bother coming and don’t bother giving testimony.”
Mass has lost an incredible guy and one of the state’s great institutional memories
Who oversees parole in Mass? What motivates decisions? Does the outcome help the Commonwealth? Will the addition of another career prosecutor tilt the Mass parole board away from second chances?
Baker’s judicial picks include a corporate lawyer and a star DUI attorney