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Law
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Four former attorneys of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP have left the firm to launch Howland Evangelista Kohlenberg LLP, a new local boutique law firm focused on estate planning and trust administration. more
Providence attorney Matthew Parker is familiar with taking depositions, but a new program that debuted in mid-November gave him a crash course in deposition techniques that he’d been eager to try. more
Every corporation, whether for-profit or nonprofit, should have a living, breathing set of bylaws. more
Sleeping on the roof of a train packed with refugees, then getting imprisoned in warehouses and having to beg for food when they do get free, children seeking to cross the border into the U.S. are constantly at risk, says Providence attorney Hans Bremer. more
In 2014, the General Assembly considered new legislation to address environmental and land-use regulation in the state. Some of the new laws that passed follow in the footsteps of last year’s efforts to minimize the impacts of regulation, environmental and otherwise, on business. Such efforts continue to be important and critical to our economic growth. more
The National Jurist, a Web and print magazine that focuses on the field of legal education, has listed the Roger Williams University School of Law among the top 25 public interest law schools in the country. more
Perhaps it was always a longshot that JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon would be subpoenaed to Rhode Island to negotiate in court-ordered foreclosure mediation cases. more
One of the founding faculty members of Roger Williams University School of Law 20 years ago, Michael J. Yelnosky is poised to utilize his deep roots in Rhode Island’s only law school to strengthen and broaden its impact when he takes the reins as dean on July 1. He succeeds David A. Logan, who will step down to return to teaching at the school. Yelnosky faces challenges such as the high cost of a law school education, changing employment opportunities for graduates and the shifting landscape of the legal profession. more
The R.I. Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline has issued policy guidelines for the appropriate use of social media and social networking in medical practice. more
To the Editor: My dealer is very concerned about the current direction Rhode Island is heading with regards to marijuana legalization. Obviously he cannot speak for himself for fear of his personal safety, so he has asked me to reach out on his behalf. He is actually a staunch advocate of keeping marijuana illegal, which might surprise people. Currently he makes about $160,000 every year, tax-free of course, and before decriminalization passed he made more than $200,000. If legalization moves forward, he could see his income shrink even more. more
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