Challenge expected to continue, but Hampden Superior Court ruling vindicates program's importance to public health.
Supreme Judicial Court reaffirms principle that use of solitary must be balanced with firm legal protections, including a 90-day limit without due process.
Commonwealth's investigations of noncriminal amounts of marijuana circumvent the will of the majority of Massachusetts voters.
The FBI was able to read the emails of former CIA director David Petraeus without a shred of evidence that a crime had been committed and without bothering to obtain a warrant from a court. What does that mean for the rest of us? Read our executive director Carol Rose's "On Liberty" blog at Boston.com.
Attorney General's office today asked Governor Patrick to appoint an independent investigator to help ensure public confidence in the state's criminal justice system.