Case Number: 21-10761

News Roundup: A Coordinated Coup Attempt

January 14, 2022
We’ve written a lot about the Big Lie’s evolution — from fear-mongering about voter fraud to the attempts to subvert the 2020 election, to the ongoing partisan election reviews — and the network of activists who have been keeping this anti-democratic movement alive.

Massachusetts ACLU, American Oversight Sue ICE for Records Related to Federal Prosecution of State Court Judge

May 10, 2021
A Massachusetts judge and a court officer are currently facing federal charges for allegedly allowing a criminal defendant to exit using the rear door of the courtroom to evade ICE detention in April 2018.

American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts and American Oversight v. ICE – Prosecution of Massachusetts Judge Joseph and Court Officer MacGregor

May 10, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seeking the release of communications between senior agency officials and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts concerning the federal prosecution of Massachusetts Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph and Court Officer Wesley MacGregor for allegedly allowing a criminal defendant out the rear door of her courtroom to evade ICE detention.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Communications with US Attorney’s Office Regarding Federal Prosecution of State Court Judge

November 18, 2019
FOIA to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seeking communications between senior agency officials and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts concerning federal prosecution of a Massachusetts state court judge for allegedly allowing a criminal defendant out the rear door of her courtroom to evade ICE detention.