RIHAP v. Raimondo (2017)
Category: Active Case Civil Rights Criminal Justice Discrimination Rights of the Disabled Rights of the Poor Rights of Ex-Offenders
About This Case:
This is a case filed in U.S. Distric Court against the State of Rhode Island on behalf of a group of homeless registered sex offenders (RSOs) who, because of a state law, will no longer be allowed to stay at the Harrington Hall homeless shelter in Cranston and will instead be forced back into the streets.
Lawsuit settled in December 2018.
ACLU Cooperating Attorneys:
Lynette Labinger, John E. MacDonald
Related News Releases
- Dec 05, 2018 - ACLU Settles Lawsuit Preserving Shelter Access for Homeless People
- Jan 16, 2018 - Update on ACLU “Harrington Hall” Lawsuit: State Law Remains on Hold
- Jan 03, 2018 - Update On ACLU Lawsuit Against State Over “Harrington Hall” Law: Shelter Will Not Turn People Away
- Dec 30, 2017 - ACLU Sues Over Law Kicking Some Homeless People Out Into the Cold