Tag Archives: Sal DiMasi

Boston Herald: Put Another Speaker On The Barbie

Could Massachusetts rack up a felonious fourpeat? From today’s Boston Herald: With three predecessors now felons, House Speaker Robert DeLeo starts this week under a cloud of scrutiny as questions linger from Salvatore DiMasi’s trial and investigators sort through a … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In a Two-Daily Town (Hat Trick Edition)

Forget what the hardworking staff has said about the Boston Herald being a lively index to the Boston Globe. Tuesday’s editions of the local dailies are a tale of two cities. Exhibit A: Larry Summers Time BH: Summers praises Mass. … Continue reading

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Sal DiMasi Is Still A Small-Time Fraud

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that prosecutions of honest services fraud, as the Boston Globe reports, “should be used only to prosecute cases involving bribery and kickback schemes.” That’s mother’s milk to belegaled former Massachusetts House Speaker Sal … Continue reading

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New York Times “Honest” Mistake?

New York Times legal beagle Adam Liptak had a column on Tuesday examining a federal law that makes it a crime for public officials to “deprive another of the intangible right of honest services.” As Liptak notes, what “honest services” … Continue reading

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