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SUMMER 2017  |  Volume 61, Number 3
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President's Page
Lessons from a Pioneer
by BBA President Carol A. Starkey
As the year comes to a close, I want you all to know that it has been a joy, an honor, and a truly life changing experience to serve as your President of the Boston Bar Association, particularly  during this challenging time in our country’s history.  I am proud of all that we accomplished this year, despite those challenges, but there is still so much work left to do.
Voice of the Judiciary
Changing the Culture: Making Civil Litigation Reform Work Through Superior Court Rule 20 and Standing Order 1-88(F)
by Hon. Douglas H. Wilkins
Legal Analysis
Sanctuary Cities: Distinguishing Rhetoric from Reality
by Inez Friedman-Boyce, Jennifer Luz, Sarah J. Fischer, Alexandra Lu, and Louis L. Lobel Legal Analysis
Legal Analysis
Executive Order: Strike of a Pen, Law of the Land?
by M. Patrick Moore and Kate R. Cook
Legal Analysis
The Administrative Law of Deregulation: The Long Road for the Trump Administration to Undo Obama-Era Regulations
by Daniel Lyons
Heads Up
“U Visa” Relief for Undocumented Victims of Crime
by Lisa Locher
Heads Up
Early Lease Termination Under G.L. c. 186, § 24: An Essential Escape Route for Tenants Who Are Facing Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking
by Julia Devanthéry
Case Focus
Cantell v. Commissioner of Correction, Class Actions and the Mootness Doctrine
by Jeff Goldman
Legal Analysis
Fasten Your Seatbelt: The SJC Revises the Standard for Anti-SLAPP Motions
by Richard J. Yurko
Case Focus
Ferri v. Powell-Ferri: Expansion of Common Law “Trust Decanting” in Massachusetts
by Marc J. Bloostein
Case Focus
Disagreement Resolved: Unpreserved Public Trial Violation Does Not Require Automatic Reversal of a Criminal Conviction
by Bethany Stevens
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