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2009 News Releases

  • Dec 21, 2009 - RI ACLU Challenges North Smithfield “Pay to Play” Policy
  • Dec 11, 2009 - RI ACLU Criticizes Misleading Use of Drunk Driving Statistics
  • Dec 04, 2009 - ACLU Sues Town of Johnston for Unlawful Release of Driver’s License Information to Public Official
  • Dec 01, 2009 - ACLU Questions Surgery Videotape Requirement Imposed by Health Department
  • Nov 30, 2009 - RI ACLU Applauds Decision Not to Implement Secret Trials
  • Nov 09, 2009 - Agency Finds Probably Cause to Believe That North Kingstown Shipbuilder has Violated Anti-Bias Laws
  • Nov 04, 2009 - ACLU Calls on Pawtucket to Allow Sexuality Education Center to Open
  • Oct 21, 2009 - ACLU Files Discrimination Complaint Against CVS
  • Oct 14, 2009 - ACLU Sues Pawtucket Over Special Treatment Given to Parochial Schools
  • Oct 13, 2009 - Favorable Settlement Reached in Suit Over Food Stamp Delays
  • Oct 08, 2009 - Court Strikes Down Law Used to Disqualify Central Falls Mayoral Candidate
  • Sep 30, 2009 - Expanded Open Meetings Lawsuit Filed Against Barrington School Committee
  • Sep 18, 2009 - ACLU Challenges Disqualification of Central Falls Mayoral Candidate
  • Sep 10, 2009 - ACLU of Massachusetts Petitions Court for Release of Richard Hatch, Jailed for Speaking to the Media
  • Aug 24, 2009 - ACLU Settles West Warwick Political Sign Ordinance Challenge
  • Aug 20, 2009 - ACLU Condemns Jailing of Richard Hatch for Speaking to the Media
  • Aug 19, 2009 - ACLU Files Brief Supporting Child Welfare Suit Against DCYF
  • Aug 14, 2009 - Open Meetings Lawsuit Filed Against Barrington School Committee Over Breathalyzer Test Discussion
  • Aug 06, 2009 - Groups Express Support for Hospital’s Decision to Protect Patient Confidentiality
  • Jul 28, 2009 - Family Court Order Restricting Free Speech Rights on the Internet is Dismissed
  • Jul 27, 2009 - RI ACLU Commerates 30th Anniversary of Important Women’s Rights Court Decision
  • Jul 23, 2009 - Groups Urge Federal Government to Reject State Police Request to Enforce Immigration Laws
  • Jul 22, 2009 - ACLU Challenges Family Court Order Restricting Free Speech Rights on the Internet
  • Jul 08, 2009 - ACLU Brief Urges Court to Strike Down Narragansett “Orange Sticker” Policy
  • Jul 06, 2009 - State Sued Over Food Stamp Delays
  • Jun 30, 2009 - ACLU Report to United Nations Documents Racial Profiling in Rhode Island and Across Country
  • Jun 11, 2009 - ACLU Calls on Providence Mayor to Withdraw “Protest Registration Forms”
  • Jun 10, 2009 - Natl. Project Joins Local Organizations in Opposing Legislative Efforts to Criminalize Prostitution
  • May 29, 2009 - Judge Strikes Down Ballot Access Law
  • May 11, 2009 - Groups Announce Campaign Against Racial Profiling
  • Apr 21, 2009 - ACLU Files Brief in Irons Case; Criticizes Position of Ethics Commission
  • Apr 09, 2009 - ACLU Sues Department of Corrections for Retaliating Against Inmate Who Criticized Prison Policies
  • Mar 27, 2009 - RI ACLU Submits Brief Supporting New Election for Smithfield Town Council
  • Mar 20, 2009 - RI ACLU Testifies Against Government Oversight of Private Youth Sports Organizations
  • Mar 03, 2009 - Ruling in Open Records Suit, Judge Orders Governor to Turn Over “Chain of Command” Documents to ACLU
  • Feb 26, 2009 - Key Witness in Wyatt Case Will Not be Deported Before Trial
  • Feb 19, 2009 - RI ACLU Criticizes Central Falls’ Proposal to Sell Wyatt Detention Center
  • Feb 17, 2009 - RI ACLU Sues East Providence Over Ballot Access Restrictions
  • Feb 09, 2009 - Rhode Island ACLU Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Family of Wyatt Center Detainee Who Died in Custody
  • Feb 03, 2009 - Suit Filed Over Restrictive State Ballot Access Law
  • Jan 28, 2009 - Court Strikes Down Highway Billboard Restrictions
  • Jan 09, 2009 - ACLU Criticizes Barrington School Breathalyzer Proposal
  • Jan 07, 2009 - RI ACLU Files Discrimination Complaint Against North Kingstown Shipbuilder