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Civil rights groups and WilmerHale sue Massachusetts officials on behalf of women imprisoned for addiction

"Civilly" committed women are imprisoned, stigmatized and denied treatment.

At Liberty: Friday, June 27, 2014

Supreme Court ruling on cell phones searches shapes privacy for years to come

ACLU praises decision "restoring privacy to the levels that existed before the digital era."

Matthew R. Segal

Matthew Segal, legal director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, wrote this blog.

ACLU sues Massachusetts SWAT team agency, demanding public accountability

Regional police group denies access to public records, claiming to be a private entity.

Military tactics and equipment shifting from wars overseas to Massachusetts police departments

ACLU details injustice and suffering, particularly for people of color, caused by military approach to low-level police work, with little public input or oversight.