Prosecutors and police too often serve and protect each other, instead of the public. The ACLU is calling for an investigation into Springfield police violence and misconduct, and the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office’s failures to investigate and disclose that misconduct.
Defending equality, liberty, and justice
Detention should not be a death sentence. Over 40 class members have been able to return home where they can protect their health, but more action is required to get COVID-19 under control in jails and prisons.
As the nation faces challenging unemployment and a longstanding racial wealth gap, working families have a new advocate in Washington.