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Coalition presses for transparency in R.I. redistricting

PROVIDENCE (AP) – A coalition of civil rights and community groups is calling for a “fair and transparent” process as Rhode Island sets out...

ACLU settles lawsuit over Woonsocket mayor blocking constituents on Facebook

WOONSOCKET – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has settled its federal lawsuit on behalf of two men against Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt...
WOONSOCKET RESIDENT Greg Duhamel left this comment on Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt's official Facebook page before being blocked. The ACLU has filed a lawsuit on behalf of him and another resident, claiming the mayor's blocking of constituents violates their First Amendment rights. / COURTESY AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF RHODE ISLAND

ACLU sues Woonsocket mayor for blocking constituents on Facebook

WOONSOCKET – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of two men against Woonsocket Mayor Lisa...
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY: A lawsuit filed on behalf of Roger Williams University law student Lindsay Koso was successful in persuading the R.I. Office of the Attorney General to waive a $225 fee when she requested copies of public records as part of research she was conducting for a law review article. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RWU student scores win in open-records dispute

When second-year law student Lindsay Koso started working on an article for the Roger Williams University Law Review last fall, she had no idea...

ACLU sues Portsmouth over political sign ordinance

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has filed a federal lawsuit against the town of Portsmouth over a town ordinance...

RIDE overturns North Kingstown School Department’s suspension of students over parent’s...

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Education Commissioner Angelica Infanté-Green ruled Dec. 29 that the North Kingstown School Department cannot suspend two students from in-person learning because...

Court gives final approval to Brown settlement in Title IX lawsuit

PROVIDENCE – A federal court has granted final approval to a settlement agreement related to gender equality in Brown University’s athletics programs, the American...

Court rules “offensive” license plate ban likely violates First Amendment

PROVIDENCE – A federal judge has ruled that a state law allowing the R.I. Department of Motor Vehicles to reject vanity plates “offensive to...

Court gives preliminary approval to Brown settlement agreement in women’s sports...

PROVIDENCE – A federal judge has given preliminary approval to an agreement between Brown University and attorneys for student-athletes who challenged the Ivy League...
BROWN UNIVERSITY and attorneys for student-athletes, who challenged the Ivy League school's decision to reduce several women's varsity sports teams to club status, announced a proposed settlement Thursday. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE

Brown, attorneys reach settlement in women’s sports fight

Brown University and attorneys for student-athletes who challenged the Ivy League school's decision to reduce several women’s varsity sports teams to club status announced...

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