Lawyers Journal

Lawyers Journal

Sen. Candaras, Rep. Fernandes lauded with MBA President's Awards

The Massachusetts Bar Association bestowed both State Sen. Gale D. Candaras (D-Wilbraham) and State Rep. John V. Fernandes (D-Milford) with the MBA President's Award, which honors local attorneys' service to the profession and their community. MBA President Robert L. Holloway Jr. presented the award at the Oct. 26 opening reception of the MBA's Annual Family Law Conference at the Cranwell Resort in Lenox.

MBA, others call for independent investigation in wake of alleged evidence mishandling at DPH lab

On Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, the Massachusetts Bar Association along with the Committee for Public Counsel Services, the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts called on Attorney General Martha M. Coakley to appoint or call for the appointment of an independent investigator in the crisis involving the William Hinton State Drug Laboratory.

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