ACLU applauds the vote and urges House to vote similarly.
ACLU class action lawsuit argues federal government wrongly incarcerates dozens in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision.
ACLU urges a resolution that shifts burden of ascertaining which convictions must be vacated from defendants to prosecutors.
Following ongoing national revelations about domestic surveillance and lack of federal leadership, ACLU urges Massachusetts lawmakers to bolster privacy at the state level.
State drug lab scandal shows need for a comprehensive solution, as well as scrapping mandatory minimums and returning sentencing discretion to judges.