Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants, who had begun to focus the judicial system on issues of racial and ethnic inequalities, died today. He was Patrick appointed Gants as chief justice in Earlier, Gov.
Ralph Gants, chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, dies
Mass. Chief Justice Ralph Gants a mensch on the bench
Jerusalem Post Diaspora. First Jewish Massachusetts chief Justice, Ralph Gants' memory lives on Judges, lawyers, political figures and community leaders remembered Gants as a legal giant, passionate in his dedication to equal justice and steeped in compassion for people from all walks of life. Judges, lawyers, political figures and community leaders remembered Gants as a legal giant, passionate in his dedication to equal justice and steeped in compassion for people from all walks of life. Charlie Baker said Tuesday. Gants had anticipated resuming his duties, initially on a limited basis, according to a statement he released. The cause of death has not yet been disclosed.
Coming Together for Change; Coming Together To Remember
Lawyers are not generally known for their humility, and anyone who has spent much time in courts knows that lawyers fortunate enough to become judges can develop a certain, shall we say, arrogance. But then there are those whose humility is an inspiration. Four days before the passing of U.
This event, which also included addresses by Chief Justice of the Trial Court Paula Carey , and Court Administrator Jonathan Williams , always offers valuable insight into the current and future priorities of the Massachusetts Court System. Chief Justice Gants first took a moment to extend a warm thanks to all those that help ensure a functioning court system, including the judges, clerks, administrative staff, security personnel and court officers, as well as the private bar, the legislature, and the executive branch. And the benefits of Housing Court are many, including judges that are exceedingly well-versed in all aspects of often-complex housing law issues, as well as Housing Specialists, who mediate cases, facilitate settlements, and even provide on-site reviews to resolve issues with housings conditions.