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.

ACLU responds to Inspector General's report on Hinton Lab

State drug lab scandal shows need for a comprehensive solution, as well as scrapping mandatory minimums and returning sentencing discretion to judges.

Federal court rules Westfield mayor violated opponents' First Amendment rights

Property owner joined politicians in suit against Mayor Daniel Knapik, who ordered signs removed.

Governor issues regulations to end shackling of pregnant women in prisons and jails

ACLU of Massachusetts renews call for bill to ban shackling and to establish basic standards of care for pregnant women in state jails and prisons.

Massachusetts high court requires warrant for cell phone location information

Supreme Judicial Court rules that people have a reasonable expectation of privacy for data that cell phone companies hold about them.