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AG’s Summer Legal Intern Program Accepting Applications Posted on Nov 12

If you are a law student looking for an internship this summer, consider this from the Massachusetts Attorney General: “The Summer Legal Intern Program is a 10-week, full-time program for students completing their 1L or 2L years of law school. The 2016 Summer Legal Intern Program   …Continue Reading AG’s Summer Legal Intern Program Accepting Applications

New E-Cigarette Regulations to Protect the Health of Children Posted on Sep 22

The Massachusetts Attorney General has submitted amendments to the tobacco regulations (940 Code of Mass. Regulations 21 and 22) “to prevent the sale of electronic smoking devices (e-cigarettes) to children.” In a press release, the Attorney General highlighted the concern that the liquid inside of e-cigarettes which   …Continue Reading New E-Cigarette Regulations to Protect the Health of Children

Earned Sick Time Regulations Effective This Week Posted on Jun 29

The regulations relative to Earned Sick Time (940 CMR 33.00 ) have been finalized and published by the Massachusetts Attorney General. Due to the number of changes the Attorney General’s Office has provided a comprehensive comparison of the draft and final regulations.  Effective date is July   …Continue Reading Earned Sick Time Regulations Effective This Week

Comments Welcome on Sick Time Regulations Posted on May 6

The Attorney General has filed draft regulations, 940 CMR 33, to implement the Earned Sick Time Law, MGL c.149, s.148C,  which becomes effective on July 1. The public may comment through a variety of mechanisms. According to the press release, “Questions and requests for information can   …Continue Reading Comments Welcome on Sick Time Regulations

Consumer Assistance with Unlawful Foreclosures Posted on Apr 28

The Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General brought suit in 2011 against four banks for allegedly violating the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act (G.L. c. 93A, §§ 2 and 4) by foreclosing on homes before receiving an assignment of the mortgage. Pursuant to Chapter 194 of   …Continue Reading Consumer Assistance with Unlawful Foreclosures