Blog: Pentagon love affair and the rise of the surveillance state

The FBI was able to read the emails of former CIA director David Petraeus without a shred of evidence that a crime had been committed and without bothering to obtain a warrant from a court. What does that mean for the rest of us? Read our executive director Carol Rose's "On Liberty" blog at

ACLU welcomes independent investigation into drug lab scandal

Attorney General's office today asked Governor Patrick to appoint an independent investigator to help ensure public confidence in the state's criminal justice system.

ACLU calls for end to incarceration of innocent and wrongfully sentenced North Carolina inmates

In dealing with state drug lab scandal, Massachusetts should not emulate DOJ resistance to relief for wrongfully sentenced inmates.

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Legal advocates call for independent investigation of state drug lab scandal

Letter to Attorney General Coakley says public trust will best be served by avoiding any potential conflict of interest.