An agreement has been reached to extend the Sheff v. O’Neill school education equity case by one year. The Center for Children’s Advocacy, the American Civil Liberties Union, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund […]
The Rhode Island ACLU says it’s concerned about actions Warwick school officials took against students who went on Twitter and disparaged state Education Commissioner Deborah Gist over a new graduation testing requirement.
As the national discussion on mental health continues following the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 27 people, a recent mental health bill that was defeated in Connecticut may have helped in keeping Adam Lanza away from Sandy Hook Elementary School.
A federal judge is expected to consider a possible settlement of a lawsuit brought by the ACLU on behalf of the family of a man who died in custody of immigration officials at the Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls.
Filing a complaint against a police officer in Connecticut can be a confusing and intimidating process, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut.
A Rhode Island schools superintendent has ended the district’s father-daughter dances and mother-son ballgames to comply with a state gender discrimination law, prompting some to complain that the move is an example of political correctness gone awry.
The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday said a Connecticut high school violated a student’s rights to free expression by asking him to remove a T-shirt with an anti-gay message.
Controversy has erupted at a Massachusetts high school after a female student was reprimanded for wearing an “All the cool girls are lesbians” t-shirt.
Connecticut police departments are holding on to data from millions of license plate scans that pinpoint when and where drivers have been.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut has asked for data from six municipalities and the state police as part of a national effort to determine how often local law enforcement agencies use cell phones to track people.