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LaChance v. Commissioner of Correction

Docket #SJC-11057
Date May 8, 2012
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JusticesIreland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, Lenk, JJ.
Summary Imprisonment, Segregated confinement, Reclassification hearing. Due process of law, Prison classification proceedings. Constitutional law, Imprisonment. Governmental immunity.
Appealed FromEssex Superior Court, Justice Thomas R. Murtagh
BriefsSee selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website
Counsel for Appellant
Commissioner of Correction:  William D. Saltzman
Counsel for Appellee
LaChance:  Bonita Tenneriello, James Pingeon
Amici CuriaeAmerican Civil Liberties Union; American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts

OpinionClick to link to the slip opinion of the Supreme Judicial Court, in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat)

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