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Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010
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MBA and MACDL issue joint letter regarding "access to counsel" in the independent investigation of the Probation Department

Earlier this week, MBA President Valerie A. Yarashus and Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers President John H. Cuhna Jr. sent a letter to Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall asking her to "issue appropriate orders to clarify and rectify this problem," upon learning attorneys were instructed to stay out of hearing rooms while clients provided testimony in an independent investigation of the Probation Department.

Click here to read the letter.

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