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Justice
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said it will provide legal representation to two Warwick media outlets if they are sued for writing about a report that details how school administrators handled accusations of sexual misconduct made against a Gorton Junior High School science teacher. more
PROVIDENCE – An executive vice president and treasurer with Central Landscaping Construction Co. in Johnston will plead guilty in federal court to charges he orchestrated a scheme to avoid paying contractually obligated union benefits. … more
The U.S. government’s lawsuit against Volkswagen threatens the German automaker with such heavy penalties that, in hindsight, it may not have been worth it for VW to be present in the U.S. market at all. more
The most striking aspect of Apple’s message to customers on Tuesday wasn’t the rejection of U.S. authorities’ demand that the company help them break the encryption of an iPhone owned by Syed Rizwan Farook, who was involved in the murders of 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif., last year. more
Uber Technologies Inc. won a ruling that may put off the outcome of a bid by California drivers to be treated as employees in a lawsuit that has grown dramatically in both size and potential liability. more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last week reached a settlement with payday lender EZCorp Inc., which must pay $10.5 million in penalties and refunds. more
Brazil’s state-owned electric company, Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, was sued by the city of Providence over claims it failed to tell investors of a massive bribery and kickback scheme. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Daniel P. Reilly, R-Middletown, has introduced legislation that would establish an office of inspector general. The bill would authorize the position as an independent administrative agency charged with the … more
The state legislature is likely to subpoena former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling to compel him to testify regarding the demise of 38 Studios LLC, but the summons is unlikely to carry much power outside of the state. more
A federal grand jury has indicted Christopher Carroll, formerly of Jamestown, for failing to pay more than $250,000 in child support. more
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