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Justice criticizes state's handling of drug lab case

Oct 18, 2019 - The Boston Globe


The state failed in its duty to investigate the work of a drug-addled chemist at a Boston laboratory whose flawed tests at another state lab led to the dismissal of thousands of convictions, a single justice of the state's highest court ruled Thursday.

The ruling by Supreme Judicial Court Associate Justice Scott L. Kafker is the latest development in the ongoing drug lab saga involving former state chemist Sonja Farak. Her misconduct, combined with that of her former co-w...