ACLU of Massachusetts and ACLU of Florida call for public transparency on FBI shooting death

Unbroken FBI track record of clearing its agents who use deadly force leads to renewed calls for openness and accountability, especially regarding role of Massachusetts state troopers.

State Senate unanimously passes bill to end shackling of pregnant women in prisons and jails

ACLU applauds the vote and urges House to vote similarly.

Two more immigrants released on bond after federal judge's ruling

ACLU class action lawsuit argues federal government wrongly incarcerates dozens in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision.

Supreme Judicial Court rules government misconduct must be presumed in Dookhan drug-lab cases

ACLU urges a resolution that shifts burden of ascertaining which convictions must be vacated from defendants to prosecutors.

Massachusetts legislators weigh privacy protections

Following ongoing national revelations about domestic surveillance and lack of federal leadership, ACLU urges Massachusetts lawmakers to bolster privacy at the state level.