For Immediate Release - July 21, 2010

STATEMENT OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MURRAY ON CHIEF JUSTICE MARSHALL'S RETIREMENT

BOSTON - Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray issued the following statement regarding Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall's announcement that she will retire from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court at the end of October:

"Governor Patrick and I thank Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall for her years of dedicated service to the Commonwealth. As the second woman on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in its 300 year history and as the first woman Chief Justice, Justice Marshall was and continues to be a thoughtful, fair and strong Justice. I wish her all the best in the future."

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