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First Circuit: Massachusetts Not Liable for State Employees' Punitive Damages

On September 18, 2015, the First Circuit Court of Appeals held that the former governor and attorney general of Massachusetts could not be sued for failing to indemnify punitive damages awarded against state employees in a civil rights action.

Jason H. Davis, a deceased former patient at Westborough State Hospital ...


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