A habeas corpus petition filed today by ACLU of Rhode Island cooperating attorneys and the Public Defender argues that an inmate is unlawfully being held in prison despite a decision by the R.I. Parole Board to release him on supervised parole.
ACLU Calls on Providence Officials to Address Dubious Attempt to Oust Homeless From Wilson Street Encampment
ACLU Files Brief Challenging Denial of Right to Vote to Non-Property Owners in Narragansett Fire District
Until every one of our local governments are elected by the people they serve, our work is not done. Participation in free and fair elections, whether it be for president, state legislature or local fire district, is the cornerstone of our democracy.
The Johnston PD violated the First Amendment rights of retired Detective James Brady when he was disciplined for speaking to a Providence Journal reporter on a matter of public concern.