Rhode Island

October 26, 2020

RHODE ISLAND FEDERAL COURT DISMISSES CLAIM, BUT STATES THAT ADEQUATE CIVIC EDUCATION IS NECESSARY FOR THE U.S. “TO SURVIVE AS A COUNTRY.”

Earlier this month, Judge William Smith of the U.S. District Court for Rhode Island issued a decision, granting the defendants’ motion to dismiss  Cook v. Raimondo, […]
December 3, 2019

RHODE ISLAND CIVIC PREPARATION CASES MOVE FORWARD

On December 5, 2019, Hon. William E. Smith, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island will hear oral argument in […]
December 10, 2018

Fight for Federal Right to Education takes a New Turn

Derek W. Black, Law Professor at the University of South Carolina, recently published a piece on the new effort to establish a federal constitutional right to […]
December 3, 2018

R.I. Students and Parents File Major Federal Adequacy Claim

On November 28, 14 students and parents filed a class action law suit asking the U.S. District Court in Rhode Island to declare that all students […]