May 19, 2015
ACLU & Tea Party Patriots Co-Sponsor TV Ads Calling for Washington to Rein In Government Surveillance
NEW YORK – The American Civil Liberties Union and the Tea Party Patriots are jointly sponsoring a week-long ad buy beginning today in Iowa, New Hampshire, and Washington, D.C. Th...
Issue Areas: National Security
May 18, 2015
ACLU Comment on President Obama’s Ban on Militarization Pipeline to Police
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama announced a ban, effective immediately, on the federal government’s transfer of certain military vehicles and weaponry to local and state po...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
May 18, 2015
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.
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
May 18, 2015
Policing in Camden has Improved, but Concerns Remain
Data Suggest Significant Increases in Enforcement of Low-Level Offenses and Raise Questions About Accountability Systems
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
May 15, 2015
ACLU of Massachusetts Statement on Death Sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
BOSTON – Today’s verdict does not reflect the values of the majority of people in our Commonwealth. The ACLU of Massachusetts has been disappointed from the start that ...
Issue Areas: Capital Punishment
May 15, 2015
New Hampshire Law Imposing An Unreasonable Burden On The Right To Vote Found Unconstitutional By New Hampshire Supreme Court
CONCORD, NH – Today, the New Hampshire Supreme Court struck down a controversial 2012 New Hampshire law which added language to the state’s voter registration form that threate...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
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