Sean P. Murphy

A reporter at the Globe since 1987, Sean P. Murphy covers casinos, gambling and horse racing. A member of the Massachusetts Bar, he is a graduate of Tufts University and Suffolk Law School. Murphy also teaches journalism at Suffolk University.

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Opponents of casino on Martha’s Vineyard file appeal

By , Globe Staff

The Aquinnah tribal chairwoman dismissed the appeal as “a last-ditch effort” to block the tribe from achieving “economic self-sufficiency.”

SJC ruling helps vets avoid OUI trials

By , Globe Staff

Veterans may avoid conviction for driving under the influence in recognition of the toll of combat.

In drunken-driving cases, Melanie’s Law is rarely used

By , Globe Staff

Drunk drivers are rarely convicted of the most serious charge in fatal crashes, the Globe found.

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A history of the casino wager

By , Globe Staff

Why are Indian tribes allowed to run casinos and how did they get involved with the gambling business?