Professor sues Gordon College for retaliation for speech

Tenured philosophy professor Lauren Barthold publicly disagreed with Gordon's president's anti-LGBTQ positions

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Roxbury resident adds MBTA as defendant in lawsuit

Mary Holmes alleges policies of MBTA resulted in transit officers beating her and violating her constitutional rights

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Speak out about body cameras in Boston

On Tuesday, May 3, Boston City Council holds a hearing about the Boston Police Department's pilot program

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Join us at the Bill of Rights Dinner!

On May 31, we're celebrating Bryan Stevenson, Harvey Silverglate and Elsa Dorfman

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ACLU v. U.S. Department of Education

ACLU and National Consumer Law Center sue U.S. Department of Education for debt collection and racial disparity data

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Tell Congress: Protect my digital security!

Join the fight against the Department of Justice’s attempt to force technology companies to create weakened versions of their operating systems. Members of Congress are reportedly drafting legislation that would mandate backdoor access to everyone’s encrypted personal data.

Please write your representatives in Congress now and ask them to resist these efforts, which will undermine the security of our technology products.

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