Post-Conviction DNA Testing in Massachusetts

A case heard by the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (SJC) on April 3, 2017, has the potential for the SJC to determine the extent of Massachusetts's post-conviction DNA statute Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 278A.  Section 278A was passed in 2012, and as discussed in Commonwealth v. Moffat, allows a defendant to bring a post-conviction motion…

4 Tips to Publishing While on Co-op

Are you interested in publishing written pieces on legal developments while on co-op? Recently I sat down with Stuti Kokkalera, L.L.B., L.L.M. (and current doctoral student in Northeastern University's Criminology and Justice Policy program), to discuss tips that she followed and that are worth thinking about in order to publish while being an intern. These four…