March 22, 2013 Maggie Gallagher is one of the nation's most public opponents of gay marriage. These days, she's thinking more about how to continue advocating for marriage between one man and one woman, even as society's views — and laws — are shifting rapidly.
March 14, 2013 Lawyers, prosecutors and judges across Massachusetts are sorting through thousands of cases that may now unravel. With a former chemist accused of falsifying as many as 34,000 test results, hundreds of former defendants have already been released and police are bracing for an uptick in crime.
February 27, 2013 Among those watching the papal transition closely are survivors of clergy sexual abuse, including a handful who were selected to secretly meet with Pope Benedict five years ago. They left the meeting hoping the pope would help the church handle past and current cases. Do they think he did help?
February 4, 2013 The judge ruled that the state's so-called "Robin Hood" scheme, which requires schools with more resources to share with those in poorer districts, is unconstitutional, both because the money is insufficient and because it is not distributed fairly. The decision is expected to be appealed.