- Associated Press - Friday, December 26, 2014

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers from around Massachusetts will gather before the state’s highest court to support protesters who have held mass demonstrations following recent police killings of black men.

Public defenders, bar advocates and other lawyers, together with paralegals, law students and others who work in the courts have scheduled the demonstration for Tuesday at the Supreme Judicial Court. It’s intended to show support for those who have been calling for police accountability and an end to racism in the legal system.

The protest is organized by the Massachusetts chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, the oldest and largest public interest and human rights legal organization in the U.S.

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