Judge Sikora discusses how the Massachusetts legal culture compare to other states and talks about the great judges of Massachusetts, in reference to the 10 most important Judges in American History.
Judge Ed Ginsburg talks about the most important and interesting cases he has worked in the Probate and Family Court on and about his work as Justice in the Probate and Family Court.
Judge Ginsburg also discusses his leadership as founder of Senior Partners for Justice.
Attorney Len Kesten discusses the legal system and the intricacies of the MA Department of Corrections, its organization and its various programs. Attorney Len Kesten also touches upon school liability and civil rights issues.
Judge Paul troy discusses various ways of solving legal conflicts through arbitration and mediation. In this episode we learn about civil and criminal cases. Judge Troy also discusses a Lawyers “Path to the Bench”.
SJC Justice Ralph Gants is also the Co-Chair of the Access to justice Commission
Justice Gants discusses the Court’s Strategic Plan to achieve Justice with Dignity and Speed. He talks about the changes in the Massachusetts Court System and his role as Co-Chair of the Access to Justice Commission.
Attorney Durney and Attorney Duggan are discuss the Mission of the American Board of trial Lawyers. This segment gives you a glimpse of the 7th Amendment, the importance of Jury Services, and understanding of the jury system.
This episode provides an overview of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorney’s work and commitment to the legal community, their work and their priorities. Through this episode you will gain insight to the justice system in Massachusetts.
Attorney Feldman describes the Court System in Massachusetts. Learn about District Court, Superior Court and Federal Criminal Court in Massachusetts.
What should a criminal attorney do when representing a person accused of crime. What is prudent to talk about wit a person when they are seeking criminal representation? Fin this out and more in this segment.
Lisa Goodheart concentrates in environmental, real estate and general business litigation. Before joining SRBC, she was a partner in the Boston office of DLA Piper US LLP, and before that a partner at Hill & Barlow, P.C. She has extensive experience in cost-recovery cases, permitting appeals, land use disputes, enforcement actions, insurance coverage disputes, design and construction matters, and a broad range of business litigation matters.
Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety and Security, Mary Elizabeth Heffernan oversees fourteen agencies and commissions in her capacity as cabinet member. To name some: The Office of the Medical Chief Examiner, The Department of Community Corrections, The State Police, Home Land Security, etc.
Secretary Heffernan discuses the policies her office has identified and worked on, among them the “Safety Successful Youth Initiative” to prevent youth violence.
Chief Counsel Anthony Benedetti describes the functions and the work that the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) performs to protect the rights of those individual with low or no income. Chief Counsel Bennedetti thoroughly explains all the services CPCS provides both in the criminal and civil side to ensure that CPCS clients’ rights under the constitution are properly observed and preserved.
Judge Harris talks about the work the Boston Juvenile Court does to impart protection, services and justice to those children accused of crime that he sees in his Court. Judge Harris discusses his ideas about probation, education, and about the Department of Youth Services to children accused of crime.
Andrea J. Cabral, Esq., the 30th Sheriff of Suffolk County and the first female sheriff in Massachusetts’ history.
In this interview we learn about the changes that Sheriff Cabral implemented at the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department. We learn about the programs Sheriff Cabral instituted, among them, specific programs to address the needs of female detainees and inmates in the Department’s custody. We also learn about the Sheriff’s views in recidivism prevention and education.
Judge Thomas Horgan presides at the Boston Municipal Court, Central Division. Judge Horgan demystifies the arraignment process. This interview touches upon concepts of bail, 209(A) restraining orders, probation, issued warrants; and the jury system. Judge Horgan also comments on judicial independence and about the process of retaining a private counsel.