Providence v. Barr (2019)
Category: Active Case Discrimination Racial/Ethnic Discrimination Immigration Police Practices
About this Case:
This is a “friend of the court” brief, filed by the ACLU, in support of a legal challenge brought by the cities of Providence and Central Falls to a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) policy conditioning the receipt of federal law enforcement funds on municipal collaboration with immigration officials.
First Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the DOJ requirements in March 2020.
Cody Wofsy, Nicholas Trott Long
- The Amicus Brief (November 2019)
- District Court Decision (June 2019)
- 1st Circuit Decision (March 2020)