Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, June 30, 2022


  • "Harvard alum can sue school over withheld diploma," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 27). MBA member Daniel K. Gelb commented on a First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that a Harvard student whose diploma was withheld over an allegedly faulty disciplinary proceeding could sue the university for breach of contract.

  • "SJC takes up lingering questions on ‘unreliable’ breath tests," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 27). MBA member Ira L. Gant discussed the Supreme Judicial Court's grant of direct appellate review in a case involving the circumstances in which a drunken-driving defendant can withdraw a guilty plea or admission to inculpatory facts based on misconduct by the Office of Alcohol Testing.

  • "Decision due soon on challenge to police certification questionnaire," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (June 27). MBA Past President Marsha V. Kazarosian, a member of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, was quoted in an article about a legal challenge to half of the questions in a new survey required for the recertification of police officers.

  • "Angus receives Defender Award," The Harvard Press (June 24). MBA member Adrian Angus was announced as the 2022 winner of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Access to Justice Defender Award.

  • "Assistant district attorney honored by bar association," The Greenfield Recorder (June 23). MBA member Becky Michaels was featured in a short article covering her recent selection for the Massachusetts Bar Association's 2022 Access to Justice Prosecutor Award. The Daily Hampshire Gazette also featured Michaels in its Making News in Business section on June 30. 
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