ACLU of Rhode Island challenges state’s interpretation of ‘Mario’s Law’

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island Inc. on Friday filed a petition in R.I. Superior Court challenging the state's position on a law that allows early release for juvenile offenders.  The statute, known as “Mario’s Law” and enacted by the General Assembly in 2021, provides that “any person sentenced for any…

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  1. Mario belongs in prison and should be left there. The ACLU should pick up the court costs on these asinine lawsuits. BTW, Mario’s law should be used to prevent kids under 22 from voting, since they do more harm harm at the polls than good and pay very little in taxes.