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Aviva Jeruchim Boston Defense Attorney

OS+ Spotlight Interview: Boston Defense Attorney Discusses Crime Lab Scandal

Aviva Jeruchim is a Criminal Defense Attorney and partner in the Boston law firm of Jeruchim & Davenport, LLP.  As a member of the Massachusetts Criminal Defense Bar, Ms. Jeruchim agreed to speak with OS+ regarding the unfolding scandal at the state’s Hinton Crime Laboratory where a chemist has confessed to falsification of drug testing […]

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New Law Brings Innovative Alimony Changes

A new law affecting how alimony is run will go into effect on March 1, 2012.  This new law has some drastic changes as compared to the previous rulings.  These changes include a threshold on the extent of alimony payments depending upon duration of marriage, conclusion of alimony payments upon reaching retirement age, conclusion or […]

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Skyhook Files a Lawsuit against Google

Ted Morgan cofounded the local company Skyhook, based inBoston.  The company created a product similar to a GPS in which it can find one’s location.  This company used both the satellites orbiting the earth as well as an almanac of WiFi networks to create an improved locating device.  It all began with a car driving […]

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Historical Significance of Transcriptions

 Transcription is the process of recording speech into written form.  Machinery may be used to perform this.  A court reporter has the sole occupation of producing this written form of speech in the form of court transcriptions, depositions or other official documents.  In the past, court transcriptions were done with tape recorders and by hand.  […]

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The Right to a Fair Trial

If accused of a crime, a person has the right to fair legal proceedings within a court of law.  If one cannot afford a lawyer and is declared indigent, a lawyer for criminal proceedings will be provided through the state-funded public defender system.  (Otherwise known as CPS or committee for public counsel services. ) However, many […]

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