Jessica G. v. Westerly School Department - A court case that The ACLU of Rhode Island is currently involved in.


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Jessica G. v. Westerly School Department (2007)

Category: Students' Rights    

“Friend of the court” brief in R.I. Supreme Court challenging the lack of due process safeguards in truancy court hearings. The appeal was dismissed as moot when the lower court agreed to dismiss the appellant from the jurisdiction of the court.

Cooperating Attorney: Amy R. Tabor

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  • Apr 30, 2007 - ACLU Brief Challenges Legality of Truancy Courts