Todd Wallack

Todd Wallack is an investigative reporter and data journalist on the Globe’s Spotlight team. He won national awards for his work on public records in 2016 and has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times.

Prior to joining the Globe in 2007, he worked for the San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Herald, and other publications. He graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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Lawmakers file bills to make controversial court hearings less secret

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At issue is the practice in which clerk magistrates decide behind closed doors whether to approve charges before suspects are publicly arraigned.

SJC to hear Globe request for court criminal records of secretive hearings

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The Massachusetts high court is expected to hear the Boston Globe’s lawsuit to open up the records of thousands of closed-door criminal court hearings this spring.

Wrentham clerk declined to issue charges against driver after fatal motorcycle wreck

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A defense attorney cited a toxicology report that said the crash victim had traces of fentanyl and morphine in his blood. Prosecutors are appealing the decision.

State lawmakers fail to reach consensus on whether to expand public record law

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A legislative panel missed last month’s deadline to file a report making recommendations, disappointing some lawmakers and advocates for open government.