In his appeal, he argues that he was not given a chance to fully present his claim that a now-deceased federal prosecutor had given him immunity.
“I thought it was a little bit of a sledgehammer killing an ant,” King told CBS This Morning on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a convicted murderer in Massachusetts who has been seeking taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery in prison.
Lawyers for a man sentenced to life without parole for raping and killing a University of New Hampshire student have filed a mandatory notice of appeal.
Bulger’s lawyers made the filing Thursday afternoon in a federal appeals court in Boston.
The Massachusetts Department of Corrections told a federal appeals court Thursday that prison officials have provided adequate treatment, including female hormones, laser hair removal and psychotherapy. He said only 5 percent of people with the disorder actually undergo sex-reassignment surgery and argued that it would pose security issues at the all-male prison.
A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments from Massachusetts prison officials challenging a court order to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate serving a life sentence for murder.
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
Massachusetts prison officials are appealing a decision that would force taxpayers to pay for a sex-change operation for a transgender inmate serving a life sentence for murder.
A lawyer for an atheist family has asked Massachusetts’ highest court to ban the practice of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in state public schools.