McKinney v. RIDOC - A court case that The ACLU of Rhode Island is currently involved in.


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McKinney v. RIDOC (2020)

Category: Active Case    Criminal Justice    Due Process    Fair Administration of Justice    

About this Case:
This is a habeas corpus petition which argues that an inmate is being unlawfully held despite a decision by the R.I. Parole Board that he was qualified and ready for release on supervised parole.

Current Status:
Lawsuit filed in January 2020. The defendants agreed to release the inmate.

Cooperating Attorneys:
Lisa Holley, Lynette Labinger

Related Documents
Related News Releases
  • Jan 24, 2020 - Department of Corrections Agrees to Release Inmate Unlawfully Held At ACI
  • Jan 21, 2020 - ACLU Sues Department of Corrections for Unilaterally Increasing Prison Time for Certain Offenders