Judith Reilly http://ripr.org en ACLU Wins Free Speech Case Against Providence http://ripr.org/post/aclu-wins-free-speech-case-against-providence <p></p><div>The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has won a First Amendment case against the city of Providence. A&nbsp;federal judge has found the city violated a woman’s free speech rights when they tried to prevent her from leafleting a political event.&nbsp;</div><div><p></p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:14:55 +0000 Flo Jonic 12555 at http://ripr.org ACLU Wins Free Speech Case Against Providence Judge to consider freedom of speech case http://ripr.org/post/judge-consider-freedom-speech-case <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday on a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of a woman who ran into police interference while trying to leaflet outside a political event.<br><br>Three years ago Providence resident Judith Reilly was distributing flyers on a public sidewalk outside where then-Mayor David Cicilline was giving his “state of the city” address. The leaflets were critical of a mayoral appointee.<br> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:26:06 +0000 Flo Jonic 8924 at http://ripr.org