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Justice
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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
Sally Dowling has been appointed to the Judicial Nominating Commission and has been designated as chair, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Four city restaurants owned and operated by Andrew Mitrelis underpaid 17 servers and kitchen employees, a violation of the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. more
(Updated 1:25 p.m.) A former executive at a subsidiary of Alex and Ani has filed a lawsuit against the jewelry company, its founder and CEO Carolyn Rafaelian, its general counsel and Senior Vice President Suzanne Kelly and Seven Swords Media LLC alleging sexual discrimination, false imprisonment, creating a hostile work environment and emotional distress. more
Gordon D. Fox, the former R.I. House speaker and vice chairman of the Providence Board of Licenses, was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for stealing $108,000 in campaign funds, accepting a $52,000 bribe and filing false tax returns. more
Rhode Island and 30 other states reached a settlement with three national credit reporting agencies who have agreed to pay $6 million, of which the Ocean State would receive about $90,000. more
In retrospect, it seems inevitable that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev would get the death penalty. more
A R.I. Superior Court judge on Friday is expected to hear arguments about whether the court should order U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission testimony of J. Michael Saul to be included in an ongoing civil suit regarding 38 Studios LLC. more
(Updated 3:54 p.m.) State Rep. Joseph S. Almeida, 57, of Providence was arrested by State Police Tuesday on a felony charge relating to unlawful appropriation of campaign contributions, the state agency announced. more
Vincent A. "Buddy" Cianci Jr., a politician renowned as both the "Prince of Providence" and a convicted felon, died last week after a battle with cancer. He was 74. As beloved as he was controversial, the charismatic elder statesman and … more
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