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Massachusetts Law Addresses Universities’ Sexual Violence Protocols

Massachusetts Law Addresses Universities’ Sexual Violence Protocols

On Jan. 12, Governor Charlie Baker signed Bill S.764 into law, actualizing years of work, research, and debate in Massachusetts relevant to issues of sexual violence on higher education campuses. The new law, which builds on federal Title IX mandates, implements new policies and regulations for all public and independent colleges and universities in the Commonwealth.

Metro, Boston

Anti-Sanctuary State Ballot Measure Deemed Constitutional

A proposed question for the 2020 Massachusetts ballot that would allow police to work with federal immigration authorities and detain undocumented immigrants passed a major qualifying challenge on Wednesday after Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey deemed the proposal constitutional. The ballot question is an anti-“sanctuary state” proposal. In sanctuary cities and states, local law enforcement…

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