April 14, 2022

Nancy Green: Why one man’s life matters

“Jason Ng was in a moment deprived of his freedom, declared illegal as he petitioned to remain...

April 7, 2022

Governor McKee confused about his authority over DOC when it comes to enforcing Mario’s Law

“You know, there are certain things the Governor has authority over and certain things that he don’t,”...

April 5, 2022

AG Neronha appeals Superior Court decision to release unlawfully incarcerated men to Supreme Court

“The continued detention was violating a law enacted by the General Assembly last year, ‘Mario’s Law,’ designed...

April 5, 2022

Speed cameras are not racially unbiased, and need to be considered carefully

Today the Senate Judiciary Committee takes up S2510, a bill from Senator James Seveney that “would authorize...

April 4, 2022

Oped: It’s time to close the Wyatt

The Wyatt now stands revealed to be what it always has been: Not a partnership between private...

March 31, 2022

Judge orders release of unlawfully incarcerated juvenile offenders

In ruling from the bench, Judge Nugent noted that for each day they remained unlawfully incarcerated, the...

April 1, 2022

Law Enforcement Officer’s Bill of Rights prevents Mayor and Commissioner from speaking on officer who beat and spit on juvenile

“Obviously the LEOBoR restricts us from publicly commenting on any particular case,” continued the Commissioner. “If any...

March 31, 2022

AG Neronha fails to bring charges against officer who beat and spit on juvenile in custody

“Following a 3-day presentation of witnesses and evidence by prosecutors before the grand jury, the grand jury...

March 24, 2022

Your donations needed: Governor McKee is charging UpriseRI $150 or more for an Access to Public Records Act request

UpriseRI is asking for donations to help cover the cost of this APRA and any future charges...

March 4, 2022

Rep Felix introduces bill to end cash bail to eliminate racist, anti-poor judiciary policy

“…ending cash bail is not what causes risk to the public,” said DARE’s Anusha Alles. “What is...

February 16, 2022

Criminal defense association: Comments by mayor and police commissioner a direct attack on the Constitution

“Executive leaders, especially those with a background in the law like Mayor Elorza, should refrain from attacking...

February 16, 2022

Education Commissioner and Governor defend cops in schools despite ongoing violence

“I am certainly pleased overall with what the SROs have been able to do in the schools...

February 15, 2022

Community groups repeat call to remove cops from schools

“Community investment and involvement is a long term preventative practice that supports the emotional, social, and mental...

Following recent violence, community groups call for immediate removal of all police from schools
February 16, 2022

Following recent violence, community groups call for immediate removal of all police from schools

“We must remember that this is not an isolated incident, but rather placed within a broader pattern...

February 11, 2022

Dozens testify to ban sex between law enforcement and those in their custody

“In Rhode Island, as we stand today, it is still legal for law enforcement to sexually assault...