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A four-year investigation into the state's financial backing of failed 38 Studios LLC ended July 29 with no criminal charges. Or did it? State police and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said the investigation found "no provable criminal … more
The Great Recession may have officially ended years ago, but in hard-hit states such as Rhode Island, the effects still linger. While the state's unemployment rate has shown dramatic improvement, limited growth continues to plague pockets of the … more
Robert G. Flanders Jr. has joined Whelan, Corrente, Kinder and Siket LLP, where he will lead the firm's business litigation practice. Flanders served on the R.I. Supreme Court from 1996 to 2004 and most recently served as partner and litigation … more
Technically, Lauren Motola-Davis, a managing partner at the national law firm Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, lost the first jury trial she tried in Rhode Island Superior Court. Defending an insured individual and the insurance carrier … more
The American Bar Association is considering a plan that would endanger the accreditation of any law school where fewer than three-quarters of the students pass the bar within two years. more
1 Why is it important that the United States address vulnerabilities to cyberattacks? Securing corporate and government networks against cyberattacks is one of the most important challenges America faces. The cyberthreats our nation needs … more
When Rep. Robert E. Craven sponsored a House bill for the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General that would make illegal the distribution of certain sexually implicit images, he did not foresee any controversy. The measure states a … more
William J. Ferland, assistant U.S. attorney, has been appointed criminal chief in the R.I. U.S. Attorney's Office. A career prosecutor for more than 26 years, he earned his J.D. from New England School of Law. more
Sandra R. Hebert, assistant U.S. attorney, has been named deputy criminal chief in the Rhode Island U.S. Attorney's Office, where she has worked since 2006. She previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Texas and as an officer in the U.S. … more
PROVIDENCE – James Feijo, owner and operator of Daniel Chapter One, a shuttered Portsmouth-based company, was sentenced last week to six months in federal prison and six months home confinement for tax violations and for marketing and selling … more
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