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Justice
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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
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
The former state representative who earlier this month entered into a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office from charges of tax and wire fraud could receive a reduced sentence for cooperation. more
The Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island is pursuing leadership roles in two class action lawsuits against BP and Plains All American for oil spills that affected investors and the environment, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Thursday. more
PROVIDENCE – The 50-year-old operator of El Centro Multiservicios LLC, a tax-preparation service in the city, has agreed to plead guilty to federal tax and wire fraud charges, U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha said last week. According to … more
BURRILLVILLE – Three climate activists who bound themselves to construction equipment at a natural gas compressor station are looking at a legal bill. According to a report by ecoRI News, the town's attorney, Oleg Nikolyszyn, is seeking … more
A slew of lawyers representing parties involved with the state’s convoluted pension lawsuit pleaded their cases before Associate Justice Sarah Taft-Carter in Superior Court Thursday morning, which she’s slated to rule on at a future time. more
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