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Educational Documents

A Looming Crisis

Bill Of Rights Project Network Update Spring 2009


Disproportionate Minority Confinement in Massachusetts

Less Lethal Force:
Proposed Standards for Massachusetts Law Enforcement Agencies

Less Lethal Force: Appendix 1

Letter: Transfers of Immigration Detainees Among Detention Facilities in the United States

ICE Detention Report

Know Your Options at the Airport

Know Your Rights: Demonstrations and Protests

Know Your Rights: General

Know Your Rights on the MBTA

Know Your Rights: If the FBI or Police Contact You for Questioning

Mass Impact: The Domestic War Against Terrorism - Are We On The Right Track?

On Marijuana Decriminalization in Massachusetts: The Voters Have Spoken

Operation: Safe Commute

Report: Locking up our Children

Rights Matter

Privacy and Personal Data Protection Act

Public Records Law Reform for the 21st Century

Roe at 35: Champions of Choice

Sex Offender Residence Statement

When We Are All Suspects: A Backgrounder on Government Surveillance in Massachusetts

Women's Rights Project: History

Legal Dockets

2004-2006 Legal Docket

2006-2007 Legal Docket

2008-2009 Legal Docket


Legal Documents (select recent cases)

ACLU of Massachusetts v. Sebelius, et al.

Case page

American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression v. Coakley

Memorandum of Decision

Reply Memorandum in Further Support of Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Defendants' Memorandum in Opposition to Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Memorandum in Support of Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction


Amato v. O'Keefe



Balasundaram v. Chadbourne

Habeas Petition

Amicus Brief

Young Order

Barr v. Galvin


Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Bernardo B.

Amicus Brief

Commonwealth v. Cruz

SJC Opinion


Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Martin

SJC decision in Commonwealth v. Narcisse

Amicus Brief in Commonwealth v. Martin

Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Porter P.

SJC Decision

Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Vassell

Motion to Dismiss

Supplemental Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion to Dismiss

Final Agreement

Dismissal Order

Curley v. Radow

SJC Memo

Figueroa v. Lawrence

Final Complaint

Finch v. Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority

Amicus Brief

Slip Opinion

Glik v. Cunniffe



Hatch v. Lappin

District Court Opinion

Habeas Petition

Memorandum of Law

Respondent's Initial Response

Respondent's supplemental memo

Supplemental Memo 9.16.09

Supplemental Memo

Lanphear v. Commonwealth

Opinion and Order Granting Summary Judgment

Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment

Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment

Amended Complaint

MBTA v. Anderson


Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services v. Clarke

Memorandum and Order Pursuant to Rule 1:28

Memo in support of motion for preliminary injunction

Motion for preliminary injunction

Complaint with exhibits

Memorandum of Decision and Order on Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Department of Corrections brief

Plaintiff's reply to Department of Corrections brief

Waasdorp v. Town of Falmouth



Other Documents

FBI FOIA: July 27, 2010