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BBA Calls for Global Remedy for Drug Charges Tainted by Annie Dookhan Scandal

The Boston Bar Association (BBA) has filed an amicus brief urging the Commonwealth's highest court to vacate all outstanding drug convictions among the more than 24,000 cases in which disgraced drug-lab employee Annie Dookhan was the primary or secondary chemist. This follows on the findings and recommendations of our 2014 Drug Lab Crisis Task Force Report which called for the prompt resolution of open criminal cases related to Dookhan's misconduct as well as increased and improved oversight of drug labs.
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