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The top story this morning is the Judicial Conduct Board hiring former state Superior Court Judge Robert A. Graci as its new chief counsel. As reporter Zack Needles writes, Joseph A. Massa Jr. will retire at the end of the year. Graci officially assumed his new role on October 1, coming to the JCB from Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, where he chaired the firm’s appellate group.
Also above the fold on Page 1, reporter Gina Passarella writes that a plaintiff can’t sue a lawyer after an alleged inadequate settlement.
In a Litigation column on Page 5, Shayna Slater writes about the overuse of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes.
In an Environmental Law column on Page 7, Brett E. Slensky writes about real estate development projects and the PUC.
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