Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, June 16, 2022


  • "Brookline's Marty Rosenthal receives Pro Bono Publico Award," Brookline Patch (June 16). MBA member Marty Rosenthal was recognized as the 2022 winner of the MBA's Access to Justice Pro Bono Publico Award.

  • "Supreme Court hands rare arbitration win to plaintiffs," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 13). MBA member David I. Brody commented on a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision reversing the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' 2021 holding that a plaintiff was required to show prejudice to establish that her employer had waived its right to arbitrate a putative class action.

  • "Appeals Court concurrence: defense rebuttal in criminal cases worth a look," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 13). MBA member Arnie L. Stewart was quoted in an article about the potential revision of Rule 24 of the Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure to allow for a defense rebuttal to the government's closing argument.

  • "Attorneys’ fees denied in breach of contract case," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 13). MBA member Andrew E. Goloboy discussed a Superior Court judge's decision that indemnification clauses in two written business agreements did not authorize an award of attorneys' fees in a breach-of-contract suit between the parties.

  • "Defendant gets new trial after judge refuses to poll jury," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 13). MBA member Andrew P. Botti was quoted in an article about a civil case in the U.S. District Court in Boston that will now be retried after the judge denied a request to poll the jury, which had unanimously found the defendant liable for securities fraud.

  • "Massachusetts needs more ex-public defenders as judges," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 13). MBA member Sadiq Reza wrote an article arguing that Massachusetts should appoint more former public defenders to serve as judges.

  • "A promising solution to the state’s housing crisis," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 13). MBA member John J. Carroll wrote an article about a new virtual platform, the Landlord Advocacy Program, which was launched to address the state's housing crisis.
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