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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.

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.

Supreme Judicial Court rules government misconduct must be presumed in Dookhan drug-lab cases

ACLU urges a resolution that shifts burden of ascertaining which convictions must be vacated from defendants to prosecutors.

ACLU responds to Inspector General's report on Hinton Lab

State drug lab scandal shows need for a comprehensive solution, as well as scrapping mandatory minimums and returning sentencing discretion to judges.

ACLU sues for comprehensive remedy for convictions tainted by Massachusetts state drug lab scandal

On January 9, 2014, the ACLU filed a lawsuit asking the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to deliver a fair, efficient and comprehensive approach to the tainted convictions resulting from the Hinton state drug lab scandal.