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2008 News Releases

  • Dec 31, 2008 - ACLU to Appeal Dismissal of “Racial Profiling” Lawsuit Against State Police
  • Dec 23, 2008 - Secret Court Proceedings on the Horizon, RI ACLU Warns
  • Dec 04, 2008 - ACLU Sues North Smithfield Police for Refusing to Release Arrest Report
  • Dec 01, 2008 - ACLU Charges Wyatt Detention Facility with Misleading Public on Death of Immigrant Detainee
  • Nov 25, 2008 - Settlement Reached in Political Sign Case
  • Nov 03, 2008 - ACLU Files Contempt Motion Against Governor Over Immigration Executive Order
  • Oct 29, 2008 - ACLU Sues East Providence for Discriminatory Treatment of Job Applicant Due to Disability
  • Oct 15, 2008 - RI ACLU Distributes Voting Right Card
  • Oct 14, 2008 - Restraining Order Issued Against West Warwick Political Sign Ordinance
  • Oct 09, 2008 - ACLU Challenges West Warwick Political Sign Ordinance and Its Selective Enforcement
  • Oct 01, 2008 - ACLU and Common Cause Seek to Prevent Disqualification of Eligible Voters on November 4th
  • Sep 29, 2008 - ACLU Agrees to Represent Family of Chinese Detainee Who Died at Wyatt Detention Facility
  • Sep 11, 2008 - ACLU Sues Board of Elections Over November Election Day Voting
  • Sep 03, 2008 - ACLU Sues Governor Over Executive Order on Immigration
  • Aug 20, 2008 - ACLU Sues Governor for “Knowing and Willful” Violation of Open Records Law
  • Aug 05, 2008 - Court Strikes Down Law Used to Remove Candidate’s Political Signs
  • Jun 11, 2008 - ACLU Issues Report Opposing Continued Use of “Red Light Cameras”
  • May 23, 2008 - ACLU Sues Narragansett Over “Orange Sticker” Policy
  • Mar 14, 2008 - Organizations Repond to Two Deaths in February at the Hands of the Police
  • Mar 13, 2008 - DMV Withdraws Social Security Card Demand
  • Feb 14, 2008 - ACLU Sues DMV Over Social Security Card Demand
  • Feb 01, 2008 - ACLU Files Court Brief in Support of Attorney General’s Right to Speak Out in Lead Paint Case
  • Jan 28, 2008 - ACLU Commends Revised Prison Rules That Protect the Public’s Right to Know
  • Jan 14, 2008 - ACLU Criticizes Attorney General for Defending Phone Companies Over Consumers in Privacy Battle
  • Jan 07, 2008 - ACLU Issues Alarm About Middletown Plan to Electronically Monitor School Children