Government eases "special administrative measures" imposed on Tsarnaev defense

ACLU of Massachusetts warned that unusual restrictions threaten fair administration of justice and could undermine confidence in the integrity of the process or its outcome.

Northampton special prosecutor dismisses charges against Jonas Correia

Civil disorderly conduct charge against ACLU client stemmed from incident in which Correia exercised right to video-record a police officer questioning three men of color.

Mayor-elect Walsh announces opposition to "Secure Communities"

ACLU of Massachusetts praises Boston's incoming mayor for standing up to the Federal S-Comm deportation dragnet.

First Circuit Court grants partial injunction against anti-panhandling ordinance in Worcester

Ban on begging "30 minutes before dark" would have prohibited asking for money around 4pm each day during the Christmas season.

Victory! ACLU immigration client Richard Gordon reunites with his family!

Weeks after a United States District Judge ruled that ACLU client Richard Gordon was unlawfully subjected to "mandatory" immigration detention since June, Mr. Gordon has returned home, free on bond.