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Key state legislative committee considers reform to broken public records law next Tuesday

Outdated Massachusetts law trails most states, preventing journalists and concerned citizens from obtaining information about how government is working.

ACLU win at Supreme Judicial Court protects due process for thousands, in cases stemming from Dookhan drug lab scandal

State high court ruling on case brought by the ACLU of Massachusetts, the national ACLU, and Foley Hoag LLP provides safe harbor for those who challenge wrongful convictions based on tainted evidence from the Hinton state drug lab.

ACLU of Massachusetts statement on death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Today's verdict does not reflect the values of the majority of people in our Commonwealth.

At Liberty: Friday, May 15, 2015

Springfield man held illegally on immigration detainer seeks monetary damages over detention

After argument at a New Year’s Eve party, a federal immigration dragnet landed Jorge Sanchez in jail for weeks, on a direct path to deportation.