Judge jails defense attorney for arguing too hard

Rollins seeks SJC clarification on prosecutorial powers

Add reciting case law in a Boston courtroom to the list of offenses that can get you thrown in jail. That’s what happened to defense attorney Susan Church yesterday. Church was quoting from a 1991 ruling that referenced the “long-standing proposition” that the decision not to prosecute a criminal case is “within the discretion of(...)

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