ACLU sues Massachusetts SWAT team agency, demanding public accountability

Regional police group denies access to public records, claiming to be a private entity.

Military tactics and equipment shifting from wars overseas to Massachusetts police departments

ACLU details injustice and suffering, particularly for people of color, caused by military approach to low-level police work, with little public input or oversight.

Federal appeals court reverses key ruling, keeps secrecy for FISA court records

ACLU of Massachusetts criticizes blow against openness.

Victory! Cambridge says NO to ICE detainers

Unanimous vote follows Somerville's ending of the practice through executive order.

Federal judge requires government provide bond hearings to dozens of ACLU immigrant clients

Class action lawsuit argued federal government wrongly incarcerated dozens in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision.