March 24, 2022

ACLU charges state with undermining law designed to reduce the incarceration of juvenile offenders

The State’s literal argument, taken to its logical conclusion, would be that the Youthful Offender Act is...

March 18, 2022

Governor McKee is preventing the release of paroled men convicted as juveniles because “it’s an election year”

It is within Governor Daniel McKee’s power to instruct the DOC to interpret the law in line...

August 3, 2021

ACLU sues RI Dept of Corrections over continued incarceration of inmates granted parole

“The DOC’s decision to upend decades of consistent interpretation of the State’s parole laws where there has...

August 18, 2020

ACLU of RI sues on behalf of black recruit drummed out of the Providence Police Academy

…as part of a training exercise on the use of a Taser, while other recruits received a...