As Suffolk County District Attorney, Rachael Rollins has demonstrated what a difference a DA makes. The ACLU looks forward to working with her if she is confirmed as U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts.
The ACLU of Massachusetts is pleased to announce the election of 13 new Board and Foundation directors, representing leadership from top law firms, academia, philanthropy, and a former Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice.
During the Massachusetts drug lab scandals, thousands of people were wrongfully convicted of drug crimes based on faulty evidence and a government cover-up. We applaud District Attorney Rachael Rollins for fulfilling her pledge to seek to vacate some Suffolk County drug convictions.
Our movement to stop face recognition has been successful so far because policymakers and residents alike understand this technology is dangerous when it works, and when it doesn’t. But we have more to do to guarantee our basic freedoms thrive in the 21st century.
Following votes to temporarily extend certain pandemic policies, over a dozen advocacy organizations are calling for permanent reforms to ensure continued virtual access to public meetings.
In Massachusetts and nationwide, people should be able to seek medical treatment, attend religious services, and visit friends and family without worrying that government agencies are keeping tabs on their every movement.