ACLU class action lawsuit argues federal government wrongly incarcerates dozens in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision.
Weeks after a United States District Judge ruled that ACLU client Richard Gordon was unlawfully subjected to "mandatory" immigration detention since June, Mr. Gordon has returned home, free on bond.
DOMA is unconstitutional as a deprivation of equal liberty protected by the Fifth Amendment, Court rules
Unanimous ruling represents major shift in patent law. Lisbeth Ceriani, a breast cancer survivor from Newton, Mass., joined lawsuit challenging patents held by Myriad genetics.
Supreme Judicial Court reaffirms principle that use of solitary must be balanced with firm legal protections, including a 90-day limit without due process.