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DRRI represents the plaintiffs in Rhode Island Federal Court in K.L. v RICESE.  In this case, the Plaintiffs brought suit against the state to ensure that students with disabilities continue to receive special education services until the age of 22.  Before this case was brought, Rhode Island was not providing those services until age

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Liberty v. RIDOC

Liberty, et al vs Rhode Island Department of Corrections, et al, RI Federal District Court Case 1:19-cv-00573 On October 25, 2019, Disability Rights Rhode Island, in conjunction with the National Prison Project of the ACLU and the law firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP as cooperating counsel for

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Class Action Lawsuit Charges RI Department of Corrections with “Inhumane” Constitutional Violations Against Prisoners with Mental Illness

Disability Rights Rhode Island (DRRI, formerly the R.I.Disability Law Center) and attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union National Prison Project (ACLU) and its Rhode Island Affiliate (ACLU-RI), today filed a federal class action lawsuit against the R.I.Department of Corrections (RIDOC) alleging multiple constitutional violations of the rights of prisoners

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