Driver v. Town of Richmond - A court case that The ACLU of Rhode Island is currently involved in.


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Driver v. Town of Richmond (2007)

Category: Free Speech    Right to Petition & Protest    Rights of Candidates    

Federal lawsuit challenging a town’s actions in repeatedly removing a political candidate’s signs from private property. The court ruled unconstitutional the statute under which the actions were purportedly taken, and the defendants thereafter agreed to an award of damages and attorneys’ fees.

Cooperating Attorney: Richard A. Sinapi

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  • Nov 25, 2008 - Settlement Reached in Political Sign Case
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