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2007 News Releases

  • Dec 17, 2007 - ACLU Files Civil Rights Complaint Against DHS for Lack of Adequate Interpreter Services
  • Dec 04, 2007 - ACLU Releases Report Charging That the Governor Is Promoting a “Politics of Division”
  • Nov 28, 2007 - ACLU Says State Layoffs of Interpreters May Violate Agreement with Federal Government
  • Oct 31, 2007 - Report Finds Police Fail to Post Complaint Forms and Procedures Online, In Violation of the Law
  • Oct 22, 2007 - Community and Civil Rights Groups Condemn Governor’s Comments on Immigrants
  • Sep 25, 2007 - ACLU Settles Suit Against Rhode Island College for Censoring Reproductive Rights Sign Display
  • Sep 18, 2007 - New Law Sending Juveniles to Adult Court Affects Student Aid
  • Sep 13, 2007 - ACLU Files Open Records Lawsuit Against Providence Police Department Over Surveillance Policies
  • Sep 07, 2007 - ACLU Raises Censorship Concerns About D.O.C. Proposal To Restrict Media Interviews With Inmates
  • Sep 06, 2007 - Report Documents Widespread Violations of Open Records Law;
Calls for Strong Legislative Reform
  • Aug 15, 2007 - Groups Sharply Criticize Governor For Attack on Current Divorce Laws
  • Aug 09, 2007 - ACLU Seeks Review of Police Department Medical Policies 
in Light of Custodial Death of Brazilian
  • Aug 06, 2007 - Lawsuit Challenges Town’s Removal of Congressional Candidate’s Political Signs
  • Jul 30, 2007 - Court Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Challenging Inmate Preaching Ban at ACI
  • Jul 26, 2007 - Blacks and Hispanics Disproportionately Jailed in Rhode Island, National Report Indicates
  • Jul 16, 2007 - Settlement Reached with General Treasurer 
on Crime Victims’ Compensation Suit
  • May 23, 2007 - Judge Orders Release of Central Falls Police Shooting Record
  • May 07, 2007 - Groups Call on Public School to Reject “Dangerous” Sex Education Program
  • May 03, 2007 - ACLU Files Suit to Obtain Central Falls Police Shooting Records
  • Apr 30, 2007 - ACLU Brief Challenges Legality of Truancy Courts
  • Apr 09, 2007 - Appeals Court Overturns Ban on Inmate Preaching at Christian Services
  • Feb 06, 2007 - ACLU Calls Rhode Island College Position That It Is Not Subject to the Constitution “Shocking”
  • Jan 22, 2007 - ACLU Objects to Intrusive Licensing Forms Proposed by Department of Business Regulation
  • Jan 19, 2007 - Commissioner of Education Overturns Ban of Student’s High School Yearbook Photo
  • Jan 08, 2007 - ACLU Files “Racial Profiling” Lawsuit Against State Police for Illegal Detention of Guatemalans
  • Jan 04, 2007 - ACLU Report Documents Continued Racial Profiling Problems in Rhode Island; Calls for Changes