Firm News

In Another Historic Decision the Supreme Court Upholds Gay Marriage

June 26, 2015

Today, in yet another historic decision, the United States Supreme Court held that bans on same sex marriage are unconstitutional.  In a majority 5 to 4 decision written by Justice Kennedy, with 4 separate dissenting opinions, the Court held that state bans on gay marriage constitute discrimination.

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Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act In 6 To 3 Decision

June 25, 2015

Read the full text of the decision in King v. Burwell here:

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Annals of Intellectual Property: A Paradigm Shift, Altruism or Enlightened Self Interest?

January 22, 2015
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Asian Students Sue Harvard Over Discriminatory Admissions Policies

December 8, 2014

Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are facing lawsuits alleging that the schools discriminate against Asian students in their admissions policies.  The suit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts by groups including Students for Fair Admissions and two students who were rejected by Harvard […]

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Civil Forfeiture Getting Out Of Hand

November 11, 2014

The practice of civil asset forfeiture by police and other law enforcement agencies has come under fire in recent months amid growing outrage by citizen victims, civil liberties advocates and even some members of Congress who have raised serious questions about the fairness of the practice, which critics say has frequently been abused and violated […]

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Independent Report Finds Boston Bicyclists Not Even Safe From Motorists In Designated Bike Lane

September 24, 2014

In an independent report researchers who studied 100 accidents from 2009 through 2012  involving bicyclists and motor vehicles on a particularly busy stretch of Commonwealth Avenue between Brighton Avenue and Boston University found that the majority of the accidents were caused by motorists cutting off bicyclists while making a turn at intersections (a total of […]

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