Feds Find Constitutional Violations In Massachusetts PrisonsMassachusetts state prisons are failing to provide proper care to prisoners with serious mental health issues, putting inmates' lives at risk and violating their constitutional rights, federal authorities said Tuesday.
Visitation Suspended At Massachusetts Prisons For Two Weeks Due To CoronavirusAll inmates and staff at the Massachusetts Department of Correction facilities will be tested for coronavirus over the next two weeks.
Massachusetts DOC Will Resume In-Person Visits At Prisons Next WeekVisitations at prisons across Massachusetts will be allowed to resume next Monday, according to the state's Department of Correction.
Harvard Researchers Find Racial Disparities Across Mass. Court SystemResearchers at Harvard Law School said black and Latino defendants in Massachusetts are more likely to be locked up for drug and weapons offenses and get longer sentences than white people.