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Bay State judges build bridge to China

Exchange program offers rare, personal ties

Boston District Court Judge Edward Redd (above) at a 2007 mock trial in China. Boston District Court Judge Edward Redd (above) at a 2007 mock trial in China. (University of Massachusetts Boston)
By James F. Smith
Globe Staff / July 20, 2010

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For 90 minutes in a Dorchester courthouse, a group of visiting Chinese judges listened spellbound as a string of convicted batterers described the pain they had inflicted on their partners, and the help they were getting from a court-ordered behavioral program to keep them from abusing women again. (Full article: 1364 words)

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