Board Recommends Reprimand for Prosecutor
Julia Wells

Assistant district attorney Laura Marshard violated the rules when she met with a witness without having his attorney present, a Board of Bar Overseers panel said.

Read More

Humor Helps Lighten the Weight of the Bench
Steve Myrick

The Hon. Gary Nickerson’s journey has taken him to the district attorney’s office, the U.S. attorney’s office, private practice and personal injury lawyer, and finally a judgeship.

Read More

Judge Denies Request to Halt Squibnocket Causeway
Steve Myrick and Julia Wells

A superior court judge has denied a request for a preliminary injunction to block the Squibnocket causeway project.

Read More

Rape Trial Ends With Acquittal
Sara Brown

A California man was found not guilty by a Dukes County superior court jury Friday on charges of rape, indecent assault and battery and intimidation of a witness.

Read More

Trial Begins in Rape Case
Sara Brown
Closing arguments were scheduled for Friday morning in Dukes County superior court in the case of a California man charged with rape.
Read More

Fall Superior Court Session Begins
Sara Brown

The fall sitting of Dukes County superior court begins this week, with two fresh indictments and two criminal cases slated for trial.

Read More

All Rise: a Day in Court with Joe Sollitto
Mollie Doyle

Superior court clerk Joseph E. Sollitto Jr. is taking names. It is 9 a.m. on a rainy April morning, and 65 jurors are crowded into a basement room at the Edgartown courthouse.

Read More

Judge Upholds Airport Commission in Gas Station Lease Dispute
Sara Brown

A superior court judge has ruled in favor of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission in a dispute over the commission’s decision last month not to renew the lease for the Airport Mobil station.

Read More

Jury Trial Begins in Rape Case
Sara Brown

A criminal trial began this week in Dukes County superior court for a Vineyard Haven man facing rape charges. A jury of 12 women and three men is hearing the case.

Read More

Judge Hears Arguments in Airport Mobil Lease Dispute
Sara Brown

A superior court judge heard arguments on both sides in a legal dispute over a decision by the Martha’s Vineyard airport commission to not renew a lease for the Airport Mobil station.

Read More

Pages