Friday, January 6, 2012
Professor Wendy Parmet (Northeastern) won a victory for immigrants in the Massachussetts Supreme Judicial Court yesterday. The SJC held that struck down a provision of a Massachetts law denying lawwful immigrants access to a subsidized health insurance program. Specifically, the court found that the discrimination in the program violated the right of immigrants to equal protection under the Massachusetts Constitution. For details, click here.