1. Judge says ordering of abortion was justified

    - The retired judge also denounced BU for withdrawing what she said was a job offer amid the controversy.


    For drunk drivers, a habit of judicial leniency

    - When state judges hear OUI cases without a jury, they acquit the vast majority of defendants, no matter how blatant the alleged offense. It is one more way Massachusetts stands out nationally — for all the wrong reasons — on this crime.