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Justice
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PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of R.I. and the R.I. Disability Law Center on Jan. 19 announced the settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a deaf person who was not provided an interpreter after he was arrested … more
(Updated 11:06 a.m.) The state on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Hewlett Packard Enterprise, nearly 10 years after it awarded the California-based company a contract to upgrade Rhode Island’s Division of Motor Vehicles computer system. more
Navient Corp., the largest servicer of student loans in the United States, was sued by a U.S. regulator over allegations that the company “systematically” cheated borrowers. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Robert Lancia, R-Cranston, is reintroducing legislation that would create an Office of the Inspector General in Rhode Island, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Jan. 27. Lancia said the inspector general would have broad powers to … more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin runs his office like a business – and with 236 employees, it's the largest law firm in the state. Kilmartin, in the fifth year of his term-limited tenure, discusses his views on issues ranging from the … more
Former Providence Police Chief Dean Esserman, who recently resigned as chief of the New Haven Police Department, has been hired to be Quinnipiac University’s senior professional-in-residence for its Emergency Management Team, according to WJAR-TV NBC 10. more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and 35 other attorneys general on Sept. 22 filed an antitrust lawsuit against the makers of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction, over allegations that the companies engaged … more
PROVIDENCE – An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division found that Jacky's Waterplace & Sushi Bar and its owner violated the minimum wage, overtime and recordkeeping requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. They … more
You never actually own a synagogue. You merely take care of it for the next generation. That’s the essence of a 106-page court decision that’s transferred control of the historic Touro synagogue in Newport, from a New York City congregation to a local one seeking to revive the institution’s religious life. more
The 38 Studios criminal investigation is now closed, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Friday, even though he said he was ready to reopen it in the wake of the last civil settlement being reached earlier this week. more
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