We commend the Court for reaffirming that Massachusetts residents have a constitutional right to be free from racial profiling, and for recognizing that this right will not be meaningful unless people subjected to racial profiling have a viable means to prove it in court.
Justice Gants was a giant within the legal community, and a courageous leader on civil rights and civil liberties.
The Boston Police Reform Task Force has set forth some meaningful policy suggestions to protect the public from violent policing and to hold police accountable through increased transparency. But policymakers' work has only just begun.
New board leaders bring energy and expertise to our organization’s continued work to defend and advance equal justice for everyone.
The City of Medford passed a resolution encouraging residents to promote and complete the 2020 Census to ensure a fair and complete count.
The ACLU of Massachusetts filed a lawsuit against the Boston Police Department and the City of Boston, demanding information about police use of force against, and surveillance of, people in Massachusetts.