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2015 News Releases

  • Dec 23, 2015 - Groups Request Release of State Police Report Exonerating Officer Behavior At Tolman High School
  • Dec 21, 2015 - ACLU, Others Call for Accommodations for Breastfeeding Women Taking Bar Exam
  • Dec 16, 2015 - ACLU Files Suit To Challenge Cranston Ordinance Barring Roadside Solicitations
  • Dec 11, 2015 - ACLU Sues Over Cranston Police Policy Of Retaining Lawfully Owned Firearms Without Cause
  • Dec 07, 2015 - ACLU Calls Barrington Police Arrests of Youth for Social Media Behavior “Unconscionable”
  • Dec 03, 2015 - ACLU Sues Tiverton On Behalf of Third Grader Searched And Arrested Without Cause
  • Dec 02, 2015 - Proposed Bristol Ordinance Puts Medical Marijuana Patient Privacy At Risk
  • Nov 20, 2015 - In Light of PARCC Results, a Dozen Groups Call on RIDE to Prevent Any Punitive Use of Scores
  • Nov 19, 2015 - Religious Groups, ACLU Call on Governor to Denounce Xenophobia, Welcome Syrian Refugees
  • Nov 17, 2015 - Court Filings Show Immigration Officials Issue Detainers Against U.S. Citizens
  • Nov 16, 2015 - ACLU Statement On Calls To Deny Syrian Refugees Shelter In Rhode Island
  • Nov 13, 2015 - ACLU: Over-Suspensions Continue; Students of Color, Students with Disabilities Still Most Affected
  • Nov 12, 2015 - ACLU Charges Harmony Fire District With Sex Discrimination
  • Nov 05, 2015 - ACLU Settles Suit on Behalf of ACI Inmate Retaliated Against for Criticizing Prison Policies
  • Nov 04, 2015 - Temporary Restraining Order to Stop Enforcement of Residency Restrictions for Sex Offenders Extended
  • Oct 29, 2015 - DMV Agrees To Provide Driver’s Test in Italian for ACLU Complainant
  • Oct 29, 2015 - ACLU Files Class Action Suit Challenging Residency Restriction; Injunction Sought To Stop Law
  • Oct 22, 2015 - In Light of Tolman High School Incident, ACLU Calls on Schools to Re-Examine Use of Resource Officer
  • Oct 20, 2015 - Open Government Groups’ Statement on Meeting With Gov. Raimondo’s Office
  • Oct 19, 2015 - New Johnston Student Residency Ordinance Could Impose “Unwarranted”  Penalties
  • Oct 16, 2015 - Groups Call on Attorney General to Establish Uniform Enforcement of Sex Offender Residency Law
  • Oct 15, 2015 - ACLU Statement In Response To Reports Of Police Actions in Pawtucket
  • Oct 09, 2015 - ACLU to Honor RI Coalition for the Homeless and Homeless Rights Advocate Megan Smith At Celebration
  • Oct 08, 2015 - Statement from the ACLU of Rhode Island on the State’s Sex Offender Residency Law
  • Oct 07, 2015 - After Recent Inadequate Open Records Responses, Groups Call On Gov. Raimondo To Promote Transparency
  • Oct 02, 2015 - ACLU Calls For Intervention After DMV Refuses To Transfer Licenses of U.S. Citizens from Puerto Rico
  • Sep 25, 2015 - “Pleading The Fifth” Is A Fundamental Right
  • Sep 22, 2015 - ACLU Raises Concerns Over Report of Children Denied Education in Johnston
  • Sep 16, 2015 - Federal Complaint Alleges Court Questions To Bar Applicants Violates Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Sep 15, 2015 - ACLU Celebrates Constitution Day With Downtown Providence Scavenger Hunt
  • Sep 14, 2015 - ACLU urges Providence City Council to reject ordinance limiting students in residential neighborhood
  • Aug 17, 2015 - ACLU Objects To TF Green Airport Participation In Homeland Security ‘Behavior Detection’ Experiment
  • Aug 17, 2015 - ACLU of Rhode Island Statement On HPV Vaccine Mandate For Students
  • Aug 11, 2015 - Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss ACLU’s Medical Marijuana Lawsuit
  • Aug 06, 2015 - ACLU Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act; Highlights More Work To Be Done
  • Aug 05, 2015 - ACLU Calls On Cranston City Council To Initiate Broader Investigation Into Police Practices
  • Jul 29, 2015 - ACLU Calls on Cranston Mayor to Release Full Report of State Police Investigation into City’s Police
  • Jul 23, 2015 - ACLU Files Federal Civil Rights Complaint Against RI DMV For Refusing Some Language Accommodations
  • Jul 17, 2015 - Appeals Court Rules Immigration Officials May Be Held Accountable For Unlawful Detention
  • Jul 14, 2015 - ACLU Sues Providence To Defend Street Musician’s Right To Play In Public
  • Jun 26, 2015 - Statements on the General Assembly’s Inaction on Good Samaritan Legislation
  • Jun 22, 2015 - ACLU Statement On U.S. Supreme Court Ruling On Hotels Sharing Guest Lists With Police
  • Jun 22, 2015 - Medical Professionals, Advocates Urge Gov., Health Officials To Push For Expanded Good Samaritan Law
  • Jun 18, 2015 - Doctors, Public Health Experts, Advocates: “Expanding Good Samaritan Law Critical to Saving Lives
  • Jun 15, 2015 - Statement from ACCESS/RI Regarding Open Records Complaint Findings
  • Jun 04, 2015 - RI Schools Over-Suspend Students With Disabilities, ACLU Report Finds
  • Jun 02, 2015 - Community Organizations File Formal Petition To Amend Graduation Regulations
  • May 28, 2015 - ACLU Challenges Century-Old Law Barring Some Inmates From Marrying
  • May 13, 2015 - ACLU, Others Urge School Districts Not To Use PARCC As Graduation Requirement Before 2020
  • May 11, 2015 - ACLU, DARE Call For Removal Of Illegal Questions About Criminal Records Job Applications
  • May 05, 2015 - ACLU Finds Increasing Racial Disparities In School Suspension Rates
  • May 01, 2015 - ACLU Statement On “Change” In Motel 6 Policy of Sharing Guest List
  • Apr 30, 2015 - ACLU Weighs In On Right To Refuse To Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance
  • Apr 24, 2015 - Court Finds ACLU Challenge Of “Vicious Dog” Ordinance Likely To Succeed; Orders Dogs Returned
  • Apr 23, 2015 - ACLU Files Lawsuit Over Unlawful Six-Year Seizure of Weapons by North Smithfield Police
  • Apr 15, 2015 - ACLU Blasts Agreement Between Police and Motel 6 To Share Motel Guest List
  • Apr 08, 2015 - ACLU Calls For In-Depth Investigation Of Pawtucket Police Department Traffic Stop Practices
  • Apr 06, 2015 - ACLU President To Visit RI To Discuss Urban Policing
  • Mar 23, 2015 - ACLU Calls For Repeal Of Gag Order In Pension Settlement Case
  • Mar 18, 2015 - ACLU Sues Drug Enforcement Agency For Public Records Local Journalist Requested 3 Years Ago
  • Mar 18, 2015 - ACLU Raises Concerns Over East Providence Hiring Practices
  • Mar 10, 2015 - Rhode Island Elementary Schools Promote Gender Stereotypes, ACLU Report Finds
  • Mar 03, 2015 - PARCC As High-Stakes Test Will Be A Repeat of NECAP Fiasco
  • Feb 19, 2015 - ACLU Report Highlights Racial Disparities In School-To-Prison Pipeline
  • Feb 06, 2015 - ACLU Successfully Settles Suit Requiring DMV Establish Regulations For Uninsured Motorist Database
  • Feb 04, 2015 - ACLU Raises Concerns Over Westerly School Committee Proposal That Could Limit Free Speech of Members
  • Feb 03, 2015 - ACLU Challenges Implementation of Uninsured Motorist Database In the Absence of Regulations
  • Feb 02, 2015 - ACLU Statement on Secrecy Surrounding Kennedy Plaza Security Cameras
  • Jan 23, 2015 - ACLU Reveals Extensive Providence Police Surveillance of Peaceful Protests; No Guidelines In Place
  • Jan 22, 2015 - Legislation To Make It A Felony To Obstruct Traffic Is Short-Sighted, Unnecessary
  • Jan 20, 2015 - In Latest High Stakes Testing Flap, Organizations Call For Reversal of Department of Education Plans
  • Jan 05, 2015 - Depending On Their Address, Students Could Face High Stakes Testing