Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the media

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Notable & Quotable

  • MBA President Robert W. Harnais is featured in a Q&A piece in the February issue of Lex Brevis (page 11), a student publication at Western New England University School of Law.
  • MBA Immediate Past President Marsha V. Kazarosian was interviewed by WBZ NewsRadio 1030 (Feb. 24) on the topic of marital disqualification in relation to the deposition of Camille Cosby which took place this week in Springfield as part of a lawsuit against her husband, comedian Bill Cosby.
  • "Chism decision could put new juvenile sentencing law to the test," FOX 25 (Feb. 24) -- MBA Criminal Justice Section Vice Chair Peter Elikann was interviewed on the new juvenile sentencing law in Massachusetts in relation to the murder trial of Philip Chism. Sentencing in the case is scheduled for Friday.
  • "SJC moves law on eyewitness ID forward," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Feb. 21) -- MBA Criminal Justice Section Vice Chair Peter Elikann, Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants, and MBA members Michael S. Hussey and Anthony J. Benedetti were quoted in a piece on a Superior Court decision pertaining to the suppression of eyewitness identification that was recently upheld by the SJC.
  • "Judge can't deny benefits based on surveillance video," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Feb. 21) -- MBA Workers' Compensation Section Chair Deborah G. Kohl and MBA member Michael B. Ready were quoted on a ruling made by the review board of the Department of Industrial Accidents to not allow the use of surveillance video of an injured worker engaging in physical activities.
  • "Panel voir dire getting mostly good marks year later," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Feb. 22) -- MBA members Hon. Maynard M. Kirpalani, Marc L. Breakstone, Kimberly E. Winter and Scott J. Tucker were quoted on attorney-panel voir dire, a year after implementation.
  • "Bench marks," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Feb. 22) -- MBA member Thomas J. Carey was quoted in the "Hearsay" column about the upcoming vacancies on the Supreme Judicial Court.
  • "The power of the prosecutor" -- MBA Criminal Justice Section Chair Adam Foss spoke at TED2016 on Feb. 1, about the key to changing the criminal justice system," TEDBlog (Posted, Feb. 18).