Black Lives Matter demonstrators cleared of disorderly conduct, trespassing charges

Schoolteacher couple successfully fought charges stemming from their arrest after a Boston rally that followed the failure to indict a New York police officer who choked an unarmed Black man to death.

Veterans for Peace sues City of Boston for St. Patrick's Peace Parade permit

Suit challenges City's eleven month delay in acting on permit application and charges favoritism for South Boston parade organizers who continue to exclude most LGBT groups.

CANCELED: Amicus Luncheon on Tuesday, February 3

Because of the weather, the February 3 Amicus Luncheon with Tufts University's Peniel Joseph has been canceled.

Please email Meaghan Giangregorio at if you have any questions.

Can state or municipal governments enforce travel bans during emergencies or sporting events?

State and local authorities have issued travel restrictions twice—in just the past week.

ACLU offices closed January 27 due to storm

The ACLU of Massachusetts offices in Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Northampton will be closed on Tuesday, January 27, because of winter storm Juno.