Communications's blog

Mass. Supreme Judicial Court to consider remedy for tens of thousands of people affected by massive drug lab scandal

More than three years after revelation of criminal misconduct by Annie Dookhan, defendants convicted with tainted evidence still cannot clear their names.

Victory! ACLU wins 11-year-old's right to protest without paying for police detail

Imposing the $200-400 fee for peaceful political assembly and speech violates the First Amendment.

At Liberty: Friday, January 2, 2015

Lowell will not enforce anti-panhandling ordinance during the holiday season

Court decision expected next year on ordinance banning charitable requests in Lowell's Downtown Historic District.

REVISED: Judge dismisses criminal complaint against ACLU client who recorded Somerville police encounter

Court had previously charged Wenzday Jane for "interfering with a police officer" after she used her phone to video-record police questioning three teenagers on a playground.