Massachusetts high court sides with DA in spat over ‘straight parade’ arrests

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BOSTON (AP) | Massachusetts’ highest court has sided with Boston’s district attorney in a dispute over the prosecution of counterprotesters arrested during a “straight pride” parade in Boston on Labor Day weekend.

A state Supreme Judicial Court justice ruled Sept. 9 that Boston Municipal Court Judge Richard Sinnott had “no authority” to force Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins’ office to prosecute a counterprotester arrested at the parade.

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