Federal appeals court reverses key ruling, keeps secrecy for FISA court records

ACLU of Massachusetts criticizes blow against openness.

Victory! Cambridge says NO to ICE detainers

Unanimous vote follows Somerville's ending of the practice through executive order.

Federal judge requires government provide bond hearings to dozens of ACLU immigrant clients

Class action lawsuit argued federal government wrongly incarcerated dozens in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision.

State lawmakers include Password Protection Act in budget package

ACLU-backed proposal now under consideration would protect social media from snooping employers.

Westfield Mayor accepts federal court ruling that he violated opponents' First Amendment rights

Property owner and politicians sued Mayor Daniel Knapik for ordering campaign signs removed just before municipal elections decided by fewer than 30 votes. Parties agree Knapik to pay $53,000 for attorneys fees.