Boston Court Probed; Lawmakers May Boost Its Power

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http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/189/metro/SJC_opens_inquiry_into_Municipal_Court+.shtml The Supreme Judicial Court in Massachusetts is investigating allegations of wrongdoing by top officials at Boston Municipal Court, including charges that officials ignored complaints of sexual harassment, the Boston Globe reports. The investigation comes as legislators are poised to give the Municipal Court jurisdiction over seven other Boston courts over the objection of Governor Mitt Romney, who wanted the autonomous, politically connected Municipal Court dismantled. The case was triggered by a court employee who alleges that an official . . .

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