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Nicholas Gomes passed the Massachusetts bar in July 2013 after graduating from the University of Massachusetts Law School at Dartmouth, and almost immediately started practicing as an attorney in Fall River. more
The state of Rhode Island will receive approximately $48,000 through a settlement with Sirius XM Radio Inc., Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Thursday. more
Alex and Ani LLC is being sued over the aborted sale of its since dissolved Seven Swords Media subsidiary. more
An independent study of public safety dispatch services in the state recommends the creation of regional emergency dispatch centers to save municipalities money, particularly since the 911 system is moving toward technology that can relay text messages, photos and video. more
A proposed financial settlement has been reached in the federal bankruptcy case involving Curt Schilling’s former 38 Studios video game company. more
The R.I. District Court has received a $754,000 federal grant for its Veterans Treatment Calendar, a jail diversion program aimed at addressing veterans charged mainly with misdemeanor offenses. more
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Feld Entertainment Inc. for one serious safety violation and is proposing a penalty of $7,000 in response to the circus accident that injured nine performers during a “hair hang act” this past May at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said that a “cramming” settlement has been reached with AT&T Mobility, and that the state of Rhode Island will receive $220,000. more
The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said he is pleased that a federal district court judge has struck down a state law that makes it a crime to circulate anonymous political literature. more
When your life flashes before your eyes moments before you die, you likely won’t be thinking about your tweet count, your Farmville assets, your Bitcoins, your iTunes play-lists, or how many “likes” your last status update received. However, a new law is aimed at helping your family access and manage those accounts after you die. Called the “Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act,” it is a model law, which means that it serves as a blueprint to help states address this growing issue. more
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