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Notable cases in the judicial career of Mark L. Wolf

Federal judge announced he is retiring from full time duty after 27 years

US District Court Chief Mark L. Wolf, who announced today that he will retire from full-time duties, has been at the center of some of the state’s most high-profile cases in his 27 years on the bench. The federal judge oversaw the conviction of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi on corruption charges and ordered the Massachusetts department of corrections to pay for a sex-change operation for convicted murderer Michelle Kosilek.

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