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PROVIDENCE – Former Rep. Peter Palombo, D-Cranston, appeared in Providence District Court Jan. 19 after being arrested by R.I. State Police and charged with embezzling campaign funds and filing false documents, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported. An … more
PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of R.I. and the R.I. Disability Law Center on Jan. 19 announced the settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a deaf person who was not provided an interpreter after he was arrested … more
Sometime in 2017, a new U.S. Supreme Court justice will take the bench and fill the vacancy created by the death last year of Justice Antonin Scalia. Sometime thereafter, the court will almost certainly reverse nearly 40 years of precedent and rule … more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Robert Lancia, R-Cranston, is reintroducing legislation that would create an Office of the Inspector General in Rhode Island, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Jan. 27. Lancia said the inspector general would have broad powers to … more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Manufacturers Association announced that Dave Chenevert, acting executive director, took over as executive director effective Jan. 1. RIMA also announced last month it will hold a conference addressing the … more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin runs his office like a business – and with 236 employees, it's the largest law firm in the state. Kilmartin, in the fifth year of his term-limited tenure, discusses his views on issues ranging from the … more
PROVIDENCE – House Finance Committee Chairman Raymond E. Gallison Jr. resigned from the General Assembly on May 3. WJAR-TV NBC 10 reported Gallison is part of a federal prostitution investigation. Gallison, a Bristol Democrat, … more
Kristen M. Whittle has been promoted to partner at Barton Gilman. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable William P. Robinson III. She holds a J.D. and B.A. in English and psychology from Boston College. more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island announced the settlement of a federal civil rights complaint it filed last year against the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles for refusing to provide language-interpreter services to clients … more
One of the first pieces of advice I offer my clients is to resist giving away equity in their company. Oftentimes, however, clients have already granted or promised shares of stock in their corporation (or membership interests in their LLC) to an … more
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