Celebrating WBUR’s Cognoscenti launch

A few hundred people turned out Wednesday at a launch party for Cognoscenti, WBUR’s somewhat-snooty-sounding online ideas and opinion page. Contributors, who include American...

Gertner to speak at Wheaton commencement in Norton

Norton —

Nancy Gertner, a former U.S. federal judge who built her career around standing up for women’s rights, civil liberties and justice for all, will deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2013 at Wheaton College’s 178th...

Retired federal judge joins criticism over handling of Swartz case

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BOSTON — A prominent retired federal judge is adding to the...