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Links to some of Bates & Riordan’s cases in the news:

2015 Sept 17:  Supreme Judicial Court overturns Murder One conviction. Defendant represented by Attorneys Theodore Riordan and Deborah Bates Riordan on appeal.   Bates & Riordan Press Release-Niemic    ◊   Jonathan Niemic-SJC decision.

2015 August:  Worcester Telegram:  Convicted killer from Fitchburg must remain in prison during appeal

2015 August:  Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise: Convicted killer denied release pending appeal

2015 July:  Ronald Dame moves to be released from prison while his appeal is pending.  Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise: Man convicted in murder of Fitchburg woman in 1974 eyes release while case is on appeal

2012:  Ronald Dame’s trial for First Degree Murder, State Police Cold Case Squad investigated.  Worcester Telegram: “Testimony Continues Today in 1974 Fitchburg case”

2012:  Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise: Dame gets life in jail for 1974 murder of Fitchburg woman

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Boston skyline, as seen from the Squantum section of Quincy, Massachusetts

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