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Is crackdown coming on strip clubs?

Are Providence authorities sending a message of a coming crackdown to so-called “adult entertainment” businesses with their recent short-lived closure of the Foxy Lady...

ACLU of Rhode Island settles suit against state on behalf of...

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has ended its class-action lawsuit against the state claiming its Medicare Premium Payment Program kicked people...

ACLU settles lawsuit preserving shelter access at Harrington Hall

PROVIDENCE – A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island that challenged a 10 percent cap on the number of...

Living restrictions for sex offenders getting pushback

The release of a high-profile, convicted sex offender and his subsequent move from Massachusetts to Rhode ­Island has created a storm in a Providence...

ACLU: Federal officials conspired to arrest, detain undocumented immigrants seeking legalization

PROVIDENCE – Documents released Aug. 13 reveal U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials collaborated to “trap” undocumented immigrants...
THE ACLU OF RHODE ISLAND hafiled a sex and age discrimination lawsuit against the Newport Grand Casino in U.S. District Court. / PBN FILE PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

ACLU of R.I. files sex and age discrimination suit against Newport...

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has filed a sex and age discrimination lawsuit against Newport Grand Casino, the organization...

Five Questions With: Steven Brown

Legislation that would have required home sellers to disclose to potential buyers that they grew marijuana at a property was vetoed this week by...
NICHOLAS D. KETTLE said he will resign from the Rhode Island Senate. Kettle has been chaged with two counts of extortion and one count of video voyeurism. / COURTESY STATE OF RHODE ISLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Kettle to resign from Senate following its movement to expel him

PROVIDENCE – Sen. Nicholas D. Kettle, R-Coventry, has announced he will resign, just days after Senate leadership moved to expel him from the Senate...
JEFF LEVY is a private attorney based in Providence. / COURTESY JEFF LEVY

Five Questions With: Jeff Levy

Jeff Levy, a private attorney based in Providence, has represented tenants and a landlord in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union...
THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION of Rhode Island has requested the East Greenwich Town Council take another look at its employee social media policy as it relates to First Amendment rights. / COURTESY ACLU

ACLU: East Greenwich social media policy violates First Amendment rights

EAST GREENWICH – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has asked the East Greenwich Town Council to review its new employee social...
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