Thursday, February 14, 2013
State Rep. Ed Coppinger is the lead sponsor on legislation that creates a “second or subsequent offense” for assault and battery on a domestic partner, with a maximum penalty of five years in state prison.
Valentine's Day is about hearts and love. But all too often, relationships end up broken through domestic violence. Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley is asking for residents to contact their legislators on Valentine’s Day in support of proposed legislation that would protect victims of domestic violence and enhance penalties for serial abusers. “This Valentine’s Day, I’m calling on my legislators to support An Act Relative to Domestic Abuse and Public Safety on behalf of my wife or husband, boyfriend or girlfriend, mother or daughter, father or son,” Conley posted on his Facebook page. “There’s no better way to show you care for your partner than to support safety and respect in all relationships. This Valentine’s Day, take…
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
More photos of party goers, the inauguration parade, and of course, Lord Mayor Richie Gormley with his James Michael Curley top hat.
West Roxbury resident Paul Treseler took these photos of the Official Inauguration Parade and Party of Lord Mayor Richie Gormley, sponsored by Patch.com.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
DA Conley and Director of Youth Safety and Outreach speaking to children about staying safe online.
Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley and his Director of Youth Safety and Outreach Jacquelyn Lamont are meeting with Holy Name Parish School students today to discuss internet safety with students. The DA's office makes internet safety presentations regularly at schools across Suffolk County during the academic year "to assist kids and teens in staying safe online." Topics include traditional safety tips such as avoiding strangers. But Conley and Lamont also talk more about the "modern phenomena such as cyberbullying." Read about what parents can do about cyberbullying here from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.
Monday, May 16, 2011
Mock trial was part of St. Theresa School's curriculum being led by Boston College Law School students throughout the school year.
Monday, May 16, 2011
The students of the St. Theresa School held a very atypical mock trial on Friday night. For starters the case being heard by the judge was 'The State of Massachusetts vs. Gold E. Locks. Second - the special guest judge was Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley. The students of grades five through eight have been learning about law from several Boston College Law School students while researching the justice system