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Markey revelations on handover of detailed cell-phone call and location data urgently highlight need for reform

ACLU of Massachusetts calls for passage of the Electronic Privacy Act in Massachusetts, and the federal USA Freedom Act to rein in domestic spying dragnets.

At Liberty: Friday, December 6, 2013

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.