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Statement on Confirmation of Justice Ralph D. Gants as Chief Justice of Supreme Judicial Court

Following this afternoon's confirmation of Associate Justice Ralph D. Gants to become the next Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Boston Bar Association (BBA) President Paul T. Dacier issued the following statement:

"The Boston Bar Association applauds the Governor's Council for confirming Ralph Gants as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court. The Supreme Judicial Court is the highest court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and its decisions concern the full spectrum of law. Those decisions affect the lives of all of us in Massachusetts and beyond."

Read the full statement here.
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BBA President Paul T. Dacier Applauds Progress on Domestic Violence Legislation

In response to today's joint announcement by Speaker DeLeo and Attorney General Coakley on their domestic violence legislation, BBA President Paul T. Dacier issued the following statement:
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