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Is DA Hayden reversing Rollins’ policies?
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Local News
Is DA Hayden reversing Rollins’ policies?
Four months into his administration, some are questioning District Attorney Kevin Hayden’s commitment to the bold criminal justice reforms voters chose when they elected Rollins in 2018.
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The right candidate for the job?
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Editorial
The right candidate for the job?
There is one office that requires special qualifications, and the voters alone have to determine which of the candidates is most likely to serve the public interests the best. That post is district attorney.
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Rollins takes reins at U.S. attorney office
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News
Rollins takes reins at U.S. attorney office
After a contentious confirmation process, during which GOP lawmakers fought her appointment, Rachael Rollins made history Monday when she was sworn in as U.S. attorney for Massachusetts, the first Black woman to hold that position.
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Senate votes to approve Rollins as U.S. attorney
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Senate votes to approve Rollins as U.S. attorney
Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins made history last week as the first Black woman to become the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts.
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Another Republican effort to slow down reform
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Editorial
Another Republican effort to slow down reform
Few of us are able to keep up with the dynamic pace of a fast-changing world. As a consequence, social change comes slowly and painfully. Few events illustrate this better than the reluctance of Republican senators to approve Rachael Rollins as President Biden’s choice for U.S. attorney for Massachusetts.
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Rollins would bring justice to the federal courts
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Editorial
Rollins would bring justice to the federal courts
An imaginative activist would be delighted to have a U.S. attorney with the background and wisdom of Rachael Rollins.
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District attorneys work to right past wrongs
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Local News
District attorneys work to right past wrongs
Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins announced Sept. 7 that she is looking to vacate the rape charges against Tyrone Clark, a Massachusetts prisoner who was convicted in 1974. The steps are part of the efforts of the Suffolk County Integrity Review Bureau (IRB), an independent division within the DA’s office tasked with reviewing claims of innocence and wrongful convictions in past cases prosecuted by the DA.
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Editorial
The governor should do the right thing: Continue with Rollins’ reforms
Rather than bemoan the loss of Rollins in the district attorney’s office, this is the time to petition Governor Charlie Baker to appoint a replacement who will continue with the changes that Rollins has initiated.
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Rollins tapped to serve as U.S. attorney
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Politics
Rollins tapped to serve as U.S. attorney
On Monday, President Joe Biden nominated Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins to serve as U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts.
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Editorial
Rollins leads the way on local criminal justice reform
Voters should not forget that Rollins assumed great personal antagonism from those who are offended by the changes she has implemented. She took the risk and won for the citizens. She certainly earned and deserves public support.
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Reforms shown to reduce crime
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Local News
Reforms shown to reduce crime
New research shows that refusing to prosecute some misdemeanors actually leads to less crime, despite fears that the tactic would increase crime.
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News
Boston’s bustling election season heats up
Several highly contested state election races are currently underway, with major players entering and leaving, long-held seats opening up and a series of crucial ballot questions up for vote.
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