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PROVIDENCE – A federal judge on Sept. 16 ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to release thousands of pages of documents in support of an ACLU of Rhode Island Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on behalf of journalist Philip Eil. … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. on Sept. 19 agreed to a $2.5 million proposed settlement between the state and Curt Schilling, three other defendants and their insurer in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC lawsuit. In addition to Schilling, … more
PROVIDENCE – First Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch has been named acting United States attorney for the District of Rhode Island following the departure of former U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha, who resigned after being asked by … more
PROVIDENCE – Nine members of the Providence City Council voted to set a May 2 special election for Ward 3 residents to vote on Councilman Kevin Jackson's political future, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported March 13. A weekend special meeting was … more
PROVIDENCE – Two Central Falls women were sentenced to three years in federal prison for using the identities of more than 400 people to file false tax returns, stealing more than $2.6 million in fraudulent tax refunds, former U.S. Attorney Peter … more
Editor's note: This is the fourth and final installment in a series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Hours after a Rhode Island Superior … more
John J. Barton, partner and founding member of Barton Gilman LLP, has been honored by the Rhode Island chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates with the Seth E. Bowerman Civility Award. The award recognizes a member of the state bench and … more
The son of Hispanic immigrants, Jose Batista didn't know he wanted to be a lawyer until late in the game. "I always thought about college, but never law school. It wasn't in my vocabulary," said the South Providence native and owner of Jose … more
A settlement agreement has been signed with the state over the federal lawsuit that the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island and the National Center for Law and Economic Justice filed in December over the failure of the state Department of Human Services to provide SNAP food stamp benefits on time to needy families due to the tangled rollout of the UHIP computer system. more
The city is seeking a full-time manager to oversee its EveryHome initiative, which is aimed at rehabilitating abandoned residential houses. more
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