Federal Appeals Court

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Kosilek's Sex-Change Surgery
A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate convicted of murder.
Michelle Kosilek, born Robert Kosilek, has waged a protracted legal battle for the surgery she says is needed to relieve the m…
Buzzards Bay Coalition Will Not Appeal AVX Settlement
The Buzzards Bay Coalition will not appeal the $366-million settlement offered by the AVX Corporation to clean New Bedford Harbor. 
The Coalition initially said the settlement wasn't enough to fully complete the job.  However, the Coalition issued a statement on Tuesday, saying after l…