Superior Court dismisses defamation case against opponent of racetrack gambling

Decision protects citizen activism via social media.

27 organizations say no to expanding ICE presence in Massachusetts

Agreements with local officers would let county sheriffs enforce immigration laws.

US Department of Education investigates out-of-school suspensions at Fall River Public Schools

ED's Office for Civil Rights follows up on complaint that school discipline policies disproportionately harm students of color and students with disabilities.

Supreme Court to hear widow's challenge to Defense of Marriage Act

Because of DOMA, Edie Windsor had to pay over $363,000 in federal estate tax after her spouse died

At Liberty: Friday, December 7, 2012

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