Position Statements and Letters

DateSubject
9/18/2020Boston Bar Association Statement on the Passing of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
9/14/2020Boston Bar Association Statement on the Passing of Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants
8/17/2020Boston Bar Association Statement On Marathon Bombing Prosecution
6/26/2020BBA Statement on DOR v. Grullon Ruling
6/2/2020Boston Bar Association Statement on George Floyd and Equal Rights Under Law
5/22/2020BBA Urges Swift Action By Governor To Protect People In Custody
3/6/2020BBA Statement on Recent Verbal Attacks Against Judges
3/5/2020BBA Statement on Preliminary Injunction in Souza-Baranowski Right-to-Counsel Case
2/14/2020Boston Bar Association Statement on Maintaining Public Trust in the Justice System
10/17/2019BBA Files Amicus Brief In Support of Just Compensation for Appointed Criminal-Defense Counsel
8/21/2019BBA Statement on Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Decision in Commonwealth v. Johnson
6/14/2019Read BBA President Jon Albano’s letter to the State’s FY20 Budget Conference Committee in support of several items
6/5/2019Read BBA President Jon Albano’s Letter in Support of the HAVEN Act
4/26/2019BBA Statement on the Federal Indictment of Judge Joseph
4/24/2019BBA Statement on Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Decision in Commonwealth v. Lugo
11/9/2018BBA Statement on New Rules Pertaining to Asylum
11/8/2018BBA Statement on An Act to Promote and Enhance Civic Engagement
9/24/2018BBA Statement on In the Matter of C. Doe & Others
9/14/2018BBA Statement on Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Decision in Lutskov and Perez Cases
7/19/2018BBA Statement on the Legislature's Final FY19 Budget
6/27/2018Statement from BBA President Mark D. Smith in Response to Proposed “Independent Judicial Review”
5/24/2018Statement from BBA President Mark D. Smith on Judicial Independence