The ACLU of Rhode Island today announced the settlement of a lawsuit, filed in July, over a Pawtucket ordinance banning the posting of political signs on residential property more than 30 days before an election.
Brown University Agrees to Pay Over $1 Million in Title IX Case for Female Athlete's Costs and Attorneys' Fees
U.S. District Court Chief Judge John McConnell, Jr. approved a stipulated order today in Cohen v. Brown University, the landmark Title IX case, requiring Brown University to pay attorneys’ fees and the litigation expenses incurred by the class of women student-athletes.
Students' Rights Groups Call on Rhode Island Schools to Reject Body Cameras for School Resource Officers
Citing privacy issues and an interest in ensuring that school disciplinary issues are addressed internally and without the interference of law enforcement, nine organizations in Rhode Island sent a letter to all school district superintendents urging them not to equip SROs with body cameras.
In a victory for religious freedom, the Town of Coventry has granted a zoning permit to the Horn and Cauldron, Church of the Earth, a small Wiccan church represented by the ACLU and the ACLU of Rhode Island.
Cooperating attorneys for the ACLU have filed a class-action lawsuit against RIPTA and UHC over an August 2021 data breach at RIPTA that compromised the Social Security numbers and other personal and health care information of thousands of individuals, including many with no connection to RIPTA.
ACLU of RI Response to City's News Conference on the Implementation of Flock Safety Cameras in Providence
The ACLU of Rhode Island issued the following statement in response to this morning’s news conference by the Providence Mayor and Police Department announcing their intention to turn on 25 Flock Safety cameras throughout the City within the next 30 days.