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Archive of posts tagged Judge Gillian Abramson

Unsealed Spader files provide insight into a troubled mind – and a surprise

When The Telegraph filed a motion with the Hillsborough County Superior Court in Manchester to unseal documents prior to Steven Spader’s second sentencing hearing we expected to learn more about Spader.
We did, but we also learned a lot more about Spader’s life at home before the Oct.9, 2009 murder of Kimberly Cates and even more about his adoptive parents’ herculean efforts to save their boy.

New Hampshire Superior Court order reverses prior restraint on descriptions of jurors

By Rose Cavanagh, executive director, New England First Amendment Coalition This month saw another victory for the public’s right to know in New Hampshire, this time involving a successful challenge to an order restricting reporting on juror descriptions to only the juror’s “gender, approximate age, and general occupation.”