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.
A federal appeals court heard arguments in the case of a Massachusetts man convicted of conspiring to help al-Qaida.
A federal appeals court has upheld the 8-year prison sentence given to the longtime girlfriend of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger for helping him during his 16 years as a fugitive.
A federal appeals court heard arguments Monday challenging the 8-year prison term given to the longtime girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger for helping him while he was a fugitive.
An attorney for former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has asked a federal appeals court to overturn DiMasi’s corruption conviction.
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to hear an appeal from a British man who was convicted of killing his wife and infant daughter in Hopkinton.