Posted inCourts, Marijuana, State Government

Goldberg gives cannabis chair O’Brien chance to be heard

ON THE EVE of a scheduled court hearing challenging her suspension as chair of the state Cannabis Control Commission, Shannon O’Brien said state Treasurer Deborah Goldberg has agreed to hold a hearing on her removal.  O’Brien filed a lawsuit last week alleging she had been improperly suspended by Goldberg without due process or an opportunity […]

Posted inCourts, Opinion, Race/Racism, State Government

Open the doors to closed juvenile sessions

THE APPARENT DEATH of Harmony Montgomery following her placement with her father in New Hampshire has fueled emotionally charged discussions regarding what happened in court, legal questions about the Interstate Compact on Children, the role of the state Department of Children and Families, and recommendations regarding systemic reform in the pursuit of preventing this kind […]