Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the media

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

Notable & Quotable

  • "Mass. Bar Association voices support for sanctuary cities, comprehensive immigration reform,'" The Republican (Jan. 30) -- MBA President Jeffrey N. Catalano was quoted about a resolution passed by the House of Delegates last week which confirms support for immigration rights and sanctuary cities in response to recent changes in federal immigration policy. Catalano was also quoted about the MBA's resolution in a Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly online story.
  • "Homicide charges sought for heroin dealers,'" Gloucester Times (Jan. 30) -- MBA Chief Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Martin W. Healy commented on the ability of prosecutors to file murder charges against drug dealers accused of delivering fatal doses of heroin. Proposed legislation would allow prosecutors to charge such dealers with second-degree murder, punishable by a mandatory sentence of 10 years in prison. The story also appeared in several other Community Newspaper holdings, including the Salem News.
  • "Massachusetts legal aid groups see uptick in calls since Donald Trump's election,'" The Republican (Jan. 26) -- MBA President Jeffrey N. Catalano provided commentary for a story on the public's increased outreach to legal aid groups in light of recent changes to federal immigration policy. The story framed the issue around coverage of the 18th Annual Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid on Jan. 26.
  • "Lawyers hoping SJC turns tide in 'war on trusts,'" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 30) -- MBA members Harry S. Margolis and Lisa M. Neeley offered their thoughts on two forthcoming decisions from the SJC involving irrevocable trusts and MassHealth benefits.
  • "A winning disposition,'" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 30) -- MBA member Norman S. Zalkind was profiled in a "Luminaries of the Law" piece about his career as a criminal defense attorney.
  • "Walgreen's not liable for failure to refill prescription,'" Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Jan. 30) -- MBA members Elizabeth N. Mulvey and Martin C. Foster commented on a recent Superior Court decision concerning liability for failure to refill a prescription.

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The MBA announced its Immigration Resolution onMonday, Jan. 30.