$55K Settlement Reached in Civil Rights Lawsuit
Some Concerned About Car Computers' Effect On PrivacyConnecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.
Connecticut NAACP, ACLU Laud Taser Legislation
Proposed RI Health Department Plan Would Require Annual Flu Vaccines For Children Up To Age 5The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is opposing a proposed state health department regulation that would require annual flu immunizations for children up to age 5 and would keep those with medical exemptions out of school or day care during flu outbreaks.
State ACLU Backs Student Opposition To New Torrington Rules
ACLU Worried Hernandez Could Suffer 'Debilitating Psychological Effects' Being Isolated In JailThe American Civil Liberties Union is concerned that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is now “locked alone inside a room the size of a parking spot” after being placed in a new cell last week.
Sheff Agreement Extended By One Year
ACLU Questions Actions Against Students For TweetsThe 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.
Connecticut Mental Health Bill Defeated Months Before Deadly School ShootingAs 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.
Hearing Expected For R.I. Detainee Who Died Of Liver Cancer Not Diagnosed Until Days Before DeathA 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.
Report: Police Make It Hard To ComplainFiling 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.
RI School System: Dad-Daughter Dances Violate Law 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.