Portraits in Massachusetts Law is intended to be a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates. These pages will provide links to biographical information about people who have been particularly important in legal history in Massachusetts, as our government took shape in the cauldron of the …Continue Reading Portraits in Massachusetts Law: John Adams
Words of Law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s phrase is voir dire. voir dire (vwahr deer also vor deer or vor dir) n. [Law French “to speak the truth”] …Continue Reading Word(s) of the month- Voir Dire
Here is a selected list of statutes that became effective on January 1, 2017. M.G.L. c. 40R, “Smart Growth Zoning and Housing Production.” Originally added by St. 2004, c. 149 § 92, M.G.L. c. 40R has been extensively revised. There are changes to § § 2-12 and …Continue Reading Massachusetts Laws Effective January 1, 2017
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