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2010 News Releases

  • Dec 22, 2010 - Settlement Reached in Special Education Complaint Against Pawtucket School District
  • Dec 17, 2010 - RI ACLU Opposes Proposed Restrictions to Arrest Record Information
  • Nov 30, 2010 - RI ACLU Files Discrimination Complaint Against State Police for Lack of Interpreter Services
  • Nov 26, 2010 - ACLU Files Brief in Support of Central Falls Soccer Students Searched by Coventry Police
  • Nov 16, 2010 - Judge Issues Ruling in Open Meetings Lawsuit Filed Against Barrington School Committee
  • Nov 12, 2010 - ACLU Sues on Behalf of Providence Protester Illegally Threatened With Arrest
  • Nov 02, 2010 - ACLU Sues More School Districts in Truancy Court Lawsuit
  • Oct 22, 2010 - North Kingstown Agrees to Restraining Order Allowing Political Signs
  • Oct 20, 2010 - ACLU Challenges North Kingstown Political Sign Ordinance on Behalf of Congressional Candidate
  • Oct 18, 2010 - ACLU Issues Statement on Central Falls Receivership Decision
  • Oct 12, 2010 - ACLU Obtains Attorneys’ Fees In Successful Open Records Suit Against Governor
  • Oct 08, 2010 - Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Truancy Court Lawsuit
  • Oct 04, 2010 - ACLU Seeks Dismissal of “Cyberstalking” Charges Filed Against Two Narragansett Residents
  • Sep 30, 2010 - ACLU Client Obtains Damages From East Providence Over His Discriminatory Treatment As a Job Applican
  • Sep 24, 2010 - ACLU Settles Suit Over DMV Driver License Suspensions For Incidents Occurring on “00/00/0000”
  • Sep 23, 2010 - ACLU Settles Pawtucket Lawsuit Over Illegal Drug Testing
  • Aug 23, 2010 - ACLU Sues Over “Severe, Unfair and Discriminatory” Cranston School Policy
  • Aug 18, 2010 - RI ACLU Challenges Woonsocket School Uniform Policy
  • Aug 10, 2010 - ACLU And RI Now Receive Policies Governing Shackling of Pregnant Prisoners; Call For Legislation
  • Aug 02, 2010 - Professors of Legal Ethics File Brief Opposing Judges’ Efforts to Oust Lawyers in Truancy Court Case
  • Jul 27, 2010 - Rhode Island ACLU Seeks Records About FBI Collection Of Racial and Ethnic Data
  • Jul 23, 2010 - ACLU Adds Memorial Hospital And Others As Defendants In Case Of Death Wyatt Detainee
  • Jul 12, 2010 - New Election Law Makes It Easier To Run For Office; ACLU Will Seek To Dismiss Pending Suits
  • Jul 07, 2010 - ACLU and Moderate Party Seek Court Order Halting Political Party Tax-Checkoff Payout
  • Jul 06, 2010 - ACLU Sues Pawtucket Over Illegal Drug Testing
  • Jun 29, 2010 - ACLU Sues Health Department Over Failure to Adopt Rules Protecting Patient Privacy
  • Jun 28, 2010 - ACLU Challenges Judges’ Attempt to “Gag” Lawyers In Truancy Court Case
  • Jun 22, 2010 - ACLU Challenges “Inequitable” Campaign Finance Law on Behalf of Moderate Party
  • Jun 18, 2010 - ACLU Seeks Change in Unconstitutional Coventry School Dress Code Used to Ban a Patriotic Hat
  • Jun 18, 2010 - Appeals Court Allows Child Welfare Suit Against DCYF to Proceed
  • Jun 15, 2010 - Judge Rejects Request By ICE To Be Dropped From Lawsuit Over Death of Immigrant Detainee
  • May 18, 2010 - DMV Advises Motorists Charged With Decades-Old Traffic Violations of Right To a Hearing
  • May 13, 2010 - Woonsocket Education Department Agrees To Stop Sending 
Children To Unlawfully Operated Rhode Island
  • May 11, 2010 - ACLU Settles Suit Against Johnston Over Unlawful Release of Driver’s License Information
  • Apr 26, 2010 - ACLU Sues Over DMV Procedures in Suspending Driver’s License for Incident Occurring on “00/00/0000”
  • Apr 20, 2010 - Report Shows State’s Food Stamp Processing Has Improved, But Delays Persist for Neediest Families
  • Apr 19, 2010 - ACLU Opposes Efforts to Block Public Release of Detention Facility Videotapes in the Jason Ng Case
  • Mar 29, 2010 - ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Unconstitutional Practices of Rhode Island Truancy Courts
  • Mar 08, 2010 - RI ACLU Calls Proposed Providence Police Drug Testing Policy “Clearly Illegal”
  • Mar 04, 2010 - East Providence School Committee Sued Over Open Meetings Violation
  • Mar 03, 2010 - ACLU Objects to Request by ICE to be Dropped from Lawsuit Over Death of Immigrant Detainee
  • Feb 18, 2010 - ACLU Appeals Ruling on Narragansett “Orange Sticker” Ordinance
  • Feb 08, 2010 - Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of “Racial Profiling” Lawsuit Against State Police
  • Feb 01, 2010 - Open Records Suit Filed Against Department of Corrections Over Policies Governing Pregnant Prisoners
  • Jan 22, 2010 - Judge Upholds Narragansett “Orange Sticker” Ordinance
  • Jan 12, 2010 - Judge Allows Open Meetings Case Against Barrington to Proceed
  • Jan 07, 2010 - Discrimination Complaint Against North Kingstown Shipbuilder Resolved
  • Jan 06, 2010 - ACLU Applauds General Assembly Override of Anti-Civil Liberties Votes
  • Jan 04, 2010 - ACLU Contests “Orwellian” Arguments Offered by Barrington School Committee to Dismiss Open Meetings