Municipal Alert: Timing Requirements for Conservation Commission Hearings

Municipal oversight boards–including Select Boards, Planning Boards, and Zoning Boards of Appeals–are very often governed by strict timelines. What happens...
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Search and Seizure: Fourth Amendment Allows Questioning Bus Passengers

The Massachusetts Court of Appeals provided some welcome clarity to its Fourth Amendment jurisprudence regarding the issue of what may...
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What Municipal Employers Should Know About the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

The United States Supreme Court recently handed down a decision on the “Computer Fraud and Abuse Act” (CFAA), a 1986...
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Special Permits for Western Massachusetts Businesses: Know Your Rights

If your business is seeking to expand into an area that has a residential or other zoning classification, you may...
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