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Nancy Gertner and Alan Dershowitz.

Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff/file 2013 | Andrew Innerarity/Reuters\file 2015

A Harvard face-off in the court of public opinion

In an Ali-Frazier battle of legal minds, former federal judge Nancy Gertner this week smote celebrated legal scholar Alan Dershowitz in the New York Times.

// Gil Santos, 80; Patriots play-by-play man for more than three decades died on his birthday

Mr. Santos was inducted into the New England Patriots Hall of Fame after 36 seasons and 744 games as the team’s radio voice.


// Reclaiming a culture, reclaiming a life

A new documentary offers a look at how Penobscot Native Americans were subject to “cultural genocide.”

// Baker moves to crack down on commuter train engineers with bad driving records

Following a Globe report on the poor driving and disciplinary records of engineers, a number of public officials and commuters urged Keolis to take strong action.

// Giuliani says he’s joining Trump’s legal team to ‘negotiate an end’ to Mueller probe

‘‘I’m doing it because I hope we can negotiate an end to this for the good of the country,” former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani said.