Blogs

At Liberty: Friday, October 17, 2014

Boston police data shows widespread racial bias in street encounters with civilians

ACLU study details stop-and-frisk problem in Boston, urges reforms to ensure fair and effective policing.

Federal appeals court limits "mandatory" immigration detention

ACLU class action lawsuit argued federal government wrongly incarcerated more than 100 people a year in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision.

ACLU thrilled to host Mozilla Fellow

How can we use technology to help shield people from dragnet surveillance, instead of enable it? What’s happening in the lesser noticed corners of public policy, where data collection and the proffering of government services meet? Where are the best places to draw meaningful connections between technologists and law reform advocates, and how can we best help one another understand not just today’s challenges, but tomorrow’s?

At Liberty: Friday, September 26, 2014