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2010 News Releases

December 22, 2010 - Settlement Reached in Special Education Complaint Against Pawtucket School District

December 17, 2010 - RI ACLU Opposes Proposed Restrictions to Arrest Record Information

November 30, 2010 - RI ACLU Files Discrimination Complaint Against State Police for Lack of Adequate Language Interpreter Services

November 16, 2010 - Judge Issues Ruling in Open Meetings Lawsuit Filed Against Barrington School Committee

November 12, 2010 - ACLU Sues on Behalf of Providence Protester Illegally Threatened with Arrest

November 2, 2010 - ACLU Sues More School Districts in Truancy Court Lawsuit

October 22, 2010 - North Kingstown Agrees to Restraining Order Allowing Political Signs

October 20, 2010 - ACLU Challenges North Kingstown Political Sign Ordinance on Behalf of Congressional Candidate

October 18, 2010 - ACLU Issues Statement on Central Falls Receivership Decison

October 12, 2010 - ACLU Obtains Attorneys' Fees in Successful Open Records Suit Against Governor

October 8, 2010 - Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Truancy Court Lawsuit

October 4, 2010 - ACLU Seeks Dismissal of "Cyberstalking" Charges Filed Against Two Narragansett Residents on Behalf of Local Politicians

September 30, 2010 - ACLU Client Obtains Damages From East Providence Over His Discriminatory Treatment As a Job Applicant

September 24, 2010 - ACLU Settles Suit Over DMV Driver License Suspensions for Incidents Occurring on "00/00/0000"

September 23, 2010 - ACLU Settles Pawtucket Lawsuit Over Illegal Drug Testing

August 23, 2010 - ACLU Sues Over "Severe, Unfair and Discriminatory" Cranston School Volunteer Policy

August 18, 2010 - RI ACLU Challenges Woonsocket School Uniform Policy

August 10, 2010 - ACLU And RI NOW Receive Policies Governing Shackling of Pregnant Prisoners; Call For Legislation to Protect Women

August 2, 2010 - Professors of Legal Ethics File Brief Opposing Judges' Efforts to Oust Laywers in Truancy Court Case

July 27, 2010 - Rhode Island ACLU Seeks Records About FBI Collection of Racial and Ethnic Data

July 23, 2010 - ACLU Adds Memorial Hospital And Others As Defendants In Case Of Wyatt Detention Center Detainee Who Died In Custody

July 12, 2010 - New Election Law Makes It Easier To Run For Office; ACLU Will Seek To Dismiss Pending Suits Against East Providence And Central Falls

July 7, 2010 - ACLU and Moderate Party Seek Court Order Halting Political Party Tax-Checkoff Payout

July 6, 2010 - ACLU Sues Pawtucket Over Illegal Drug Testing

June 29, 2010 - ACLU Sues Health Department Over Failure to Adopt Rules Protecting Patient Privacy

June 28, 2010 - ACLU Challenges Judges' Attempt to "Gag" Lawyers In Truancy Court Case

June 22, 2010 - ACLU Challenges "Inequitable" Campaign Finance Law on Behalf of Moderate Party

June 18, 2010 - Appeals Court Allows Child Welfare Suit Against DCYF to Proceed

June 18, 2010 - ACLU Seeks Change in Unconstitutional Coventry School Dress Code Used to Ban a Patriotic Hat

June 15, 2010 - Judge Rejects Request By ICE To Be Dropped From Lawsuit Over Death of Immigrant Detainee

May 18, 2010 - DMV Advises Motorists Charged With Decades-Old Traffic Violations of Right To a Meaningful Pre-Suspension Hearing

May 13, 2010 - Woonsocket Education Department Agrees To Stop Sending Children To Unlawfully Operated Rhode Island Truancy Courts

May 11, 2010 - ACLU Settles Suit Against Johnston Over Unlawful Release of Driver's License Information

April 26, 2010 - ACLU Sues Over DMV Procedures In Suspending Driver’s License For Incident Occurring On “00/00/0000”

April 20, 2010 - Report Shows State’s Food Stamp Processing Has Improved, But Delays Persist for the Neediest Families

April 19, 2010 - ACLU Opposes Efforts to Block Public Release of Detention Facility Videotapes in the Jason Ng Case

March 29, 2010 - ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Unconstitutional Practices of Rhode Island Truancy Courts

March 8, 2010 - RI ACLU Calls Proposed Providence Police Drug Testing Policy “Clearly Illegal”

March 4, 2010 - East Providence School Committee Sued Over Open Meetings Violation

March 3, 2010 - ACLU Objects to Request by ICE to Be Dropped from Lawsuit Over Death of Immigrant Detainee

February 18, 2010 - ACLU Appeals Ruling on Narragansett “Orange Sticker” Ordinance

February 8, 2010 - Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal Of "Racial Profiling" Lawsuit Against State Police

February 1, 2010 - Open Records Suit Filed Against Department Of Corrections Over Policies Governing Pregnant Prisoners

January 26, 2010 - ACLU Files Brief In Support Of Central Falls Soccer Students Searched By Coventry Police

January 22, 2010 - Judge Upholds Narragansett “Orange Sticker” Ordinance

January 12, 2010 - Judge Allows Open Meetings Case Against Barrington To Proceed

January 7, 2010 - Discrimination Complaint Against North Kingstown Shipbuilder Resolved

January 6, 2010 - ACLU Applauds General Assembly Override of Anti-Civil Liberties Vetoes

January 4, 2010 - ACLU Contests “Orwellian” Arguments Offered By Barrington School Committee to Dismiss Open Meetings Lawsuit


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