Murphy (remember him?) is reprimanded

The gate’s still open, the horses escaped ages ago and the barn has burned down to the ground. Nevertheless, the state’s Supreme Judicial Court, at long last, ruled today that Superior Court Judge Ernest Murphy committed an ethical violation by sending threatening letters on official stationery to Boston Herald publisher Pat Purcell after winning a …

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Murphy apologizes

The Boston Herald reports that Judge Ernest Murphy has sent a letter to the Boston Globe apologizing for using court stationery in his handwritten missives to Herald publisher Pat Purcell. Murphy reportedly says in the letter that he didn’t realize it was illegal to use his official letterhead for personal business. (Via Romenesko.)