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Foreword from the Editors
by Boston Bar Journal Board of Editors
The Supreme Judicial Court issued a number of influential decisions in its most recent term. The Boston Bar Journal Board of Editors thought it would be fitting to release a special edition of the Journal dedicated to summarizing several of these cases. In addition to the articles that appear in this special edition, we encourage readers to look at our past articles featuring decisions from the 2015-2016 term: Kace vs. Liang and Maling v. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP.
Case Focus
When Clients Clash: Abrano, Hot Potato and the Duty of Loyalty
by Paul Lannon and Jeffrey Woolf
Verdrager v. Mintz, Levin: Expanding the Use of Indirect Evidence to Prove Pretext
by Damien DiGiovanni
Verdrager v. Mintz Levin: The SJC Establishes Standards for Protected Self-Help Discovery in Aid of Anti-Discrimination Claims in Massachusetts
by Ellen Messing and Martin Newhouse
SJC Rules State Must Set Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions
by Dylan Sanders
Skawski v. Greenfield Investors Prop. Dev. LLC Clarifies Which Courts Have Jurisdiction to Hear Appeals of Major Development Permits
by Gordon Orloff
Commonwealth v. Moore: SJC Weighs In on Postverdict Juror Contact under Mass. R. Prof. Cond. 3.5g
by Neil Austin and Caroline Donovan
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status in Massachusetts
by Nancy Kelly
Finding Easements Isn’t Easy: The SJC Requires an Expansive Search of the Land Registration System
by Bruce Barnett
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