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ACLU of Massachusetts v. CIA

In September 2022, the ACLU of Massachusetts filed a public records lawsuit to gather information about whether former President Donald Trump lied when he recently asserted the existence of a declassification “standing order” for materials he removed from the Oval Office.  

September 19, 2022 Government Transparency

Stilphen v. Boston Police Department

In June 2022, the ACLU of Massachusetts, together with law firm Goodwin Procter LLP, filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of the family of Shayne Stilphen for his wrongful death while in the custody of the Boston Police Department (BPD). According to the complaint, BPD officers failed to...

June 21, 2022 Police Accountability Criminal Law Reform

Roe v. Mayorkas

In May 2022, we filed a lawsuit on behalf of Afghans facing danger at the hands of the reinstalled Taliban regime, and on behalf of New England-based loved ones attempting to bring them to safety in the United States through a process called humanitarian parole.

May 25, 2022 Immigrants' Rights