Suffolk County DA

In Suffolk DA’s race, calls to coalesce

In Suffolk DA’s race, calls to coalesce

Groups urge blacks, progressives not to split their vote

WHAT HAD BEEN a strong undercurrent in the Suffolk County district attorney’s race is now becoming an open topic of conversation – and consternation: The fact that candidates with similar profiles in the five-way Democratic primary could split the vote and hand the election to a candidate who wins far less than majority support. That’s(...)

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Patriots star power fuels DA debate

Patriots star power fuels DA debate

McCourty twins, Slater question Suffolk candidates

COME FOR THE chance to meet New England Patriots stars, stay for the conversation on important criminal justice issues. That was the game plan for a forum Tuesday night in Dorchester that featured three Patriots standouts posing questions to candidates for Suffolk County attorney, and it went mostly according to script. About 200 people showed(...)

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Patriots players to tackle Suffolk DA race

Patriots players to tackle Suffolk DA race

McCourty twins, Slater will question candidates

THE CANDIDATES FOR Suffolk County district attorney may think twice before trying to slip past the moderators of an upcoming forum on the race. That’s because the questions will come from a trio that knows something about stopping even the fanciest of footwork. Three tackling standouts with the New England Patriots will pose questions to(...)

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DA forum reveals ‘sunlight’ between candidates

DA forum reveals ‘sunlight’ between candidates

ACLU debate aims tough questions at five Democrats

THERE APPEARS TO  be growing interest in the looming contest for Suffolk County district attorney, the first open race for the position in 16 years and an election coming amidst a national wave of rethinking criminal justice policies and a focus on the important role played by prosecutors. But that heightened public attention is colliding(...)

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Could Boncore become sleeper in crowded DA race?

The open race for Suffolk County district attorney is attracting a crowd, with five Democrats already in the hunt and several others still mulling a run for the post, which veteran prosecutor Dan Conley is giving up after 16 years in office. The newest name to surface: state Sen. Joe Boncore, who said yesterday that(...)

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