The MBA's bi-monthly newspaper includes association news, practical columns and Section Review articles.
An amicus brief co-authored by Massachusetts Bar Association
Health Law Section Council member Lorianne Sainsbury-Wong was
mentioned in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark health care decision
on the Affordable Care Act. The constitutionality of the act was
upheld in a 5-4 decision on June 28, ruling that individuals who
fail to obtain insurance must pay a tax penalty beginning in
Massachusetts Bar Association President Richard P. Campbell
oversaw a productive association year with regard to his
established priorities. Since last September, Campbell assembled a
task force to analyze the Massachusetts law economy; launched a
high profile awareness campaign for adequate court funding and
inserted the Massachusetts bar into discussions surrounding the
state's Gateway Cities.
Martha Rush O'Mara, of the Law Office of Martha Rush O'Mara in
Melrose and Christopher P. Sullivan, partner of Robins, Kaplan,
Miller & Ciresi LLP in Boston, will join the returning MBA
officer slate as leaders for the 2012-13 year.
Over the past 12 months or more, we have been soundly tested as
a profession. Just bring to mind some of the problems that have
manifested over that timeframe: