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2019 News Releases

  • Sep 18, 2019 - Court Orders Federal Government to Release Man Likely to Be Tortured If Returned to His Country
  • Sep 17, 2019 - ACLU, Legal Services Blast Providence Schools and RIDE for Treatment of English Learner Students
  • Aug 29, 2019 - Providence School District Sued for Hiding Documents Related to Federal Law Violations
  • Aug 27, 2019 - Woonsocket Agrees to Make Police Misconduct Records Public
  • Aug 15, 2019 - ACLU Issues Statement on Wyatt Detention Center Protest Incident
  • Aug 14, 2019 - SK School Committee Approves Resolution; Will Not Cooperate with ICE without Judicial Warrant
  • Aug 07, 2019 - ACLU Calls on PVD School Officials to Promptly Address “Alarming” Racial Disparities in Discipline
  • Aug 02, 2019 - ACLU Applauds Education Ruling Helping To Stem Unnecessary Out-Of-School Suspensions
  • Jul 25, 2019 - ACLU Adds New Claims in 1st Amendment Suit over State’s Discrimination Against Authors
  • Jul 24, 2019 - ACLU Commends RI Officials for Urging US Supreme Court NOT to Roll Back LGBTQ Rights
  • Jul 22, 2019 - ACLU Mounts Two-Pronged Attack to Make Records of Police Misconduct Public
  • Jul 10, 2019 - Jury Awards N Smithfield Resident $20K in Damages for Unlawful 6-Year Seizure of Weapons by Police
  • Jul 03, 2019 - ACLU Challenges Century-Old Law Declaring Inmates Serving Life Sentences “Civilly Dead”
  • Jul 02, 2019 - ACLU Settles Lawsuit Over Smithfield Anti-Medical Marijuana Ordinance
  • Jun 20, 2019 - ACLU Defends Blogger Subjected to Court “Gag Order” After He Posted a Blog About Hopkinton Resident
  • Jun 17, 2019 - ACLU Lawsuit Over Immigrant Detentions Could Affect Detainees Held at Wyatt
  • Jun 14, 2019 - ACLU Appeals Ruling in Providence Student Housing Case
  • May 29, 2019 - Attorney General Reverses Former AG, Releases Documents in Google Settlement Fund Case
  • May 29, 2019 - ACLU Brief Challenges Police Access to Prescription Database Without a Warrant
  • May 20, 2019 - ACLU Files Court Brief Opposing Extradition of Man Likely to be Tortured if Returned to His Country
  • May 07, 2019 - ACLU Files 1st Amendment Suit Over State’s Discrimination Against Non-Fiction Authors
  • May 06, 2019 - ACLU Settles Suit over Selective Enforcement of Cranston Sign Ordinance
  • Apr 24, 2019 - Groups Applaud Commissioner of Ed Ruling Barring Schools from Charging for Field Trips
  • Apr 11, 2019 - ACLU and R.I. Legal Services Appeal Decision Undermining Rights of English Language Learners
  • Mar 22, 2019 - Wyatt to House ICE Detainees; ACLU Raises Specter of the Death of Jason Ng
  • Mar 18, 2019 - Court Denies ACLU Motion Seeking Access to Pawtucket Police Misconduct Records
  • Mar 15, 2019 - ACLU Dismisses Lawsuit After Adequate Heat Restored at ACI Facility
  • Mar 14, 2019 - Settlement Reached in Suit Against Woonsocket for Retaliating Against Domestic Violence Agency
  • Mar 12, 2019 - ACLU and Progreso Latino Applaud Central Falls for Repealing Youth Curfew
  • Feb 25, 2019 - ACLU Settles Legal Actions on Behalf of Students with Disabilities Affected by School Bus Strike
  • Feb 14, 2019 - Religious & Secular Leaders Applaud AG Neronha’s Withdrawal from Controversial SCOTUS Brief
  • Feb 11, 2019 - Advocates for Students Raise Concerns about Official Response to Kickemuit School Discipline Problem
  • Jan 28, 2019 - ACLU Criticizes Providence Police for Minimizing Court’s “Grave Disapproval” of Interrogation
  • Jan 25, 2019 - ACLU Sues State for Failing to Provide Adequate Heat at ACI Facility for More than a Month
  • Jan 22, 2019 - ACLU Asks State Supreme Court to Address Key Open Records Issues in Google Settlement Fund Case
  • Jan 09, 2019 - ACLU Settles Second UHIP-Related Lawsuit Over Medicaid Termination Notices