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Justice
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A divided U.S. Supreme Court struck down decades-old limits on the total money donors can give to federal candidates and parties, issuing its biggest campaign- finance ruling since the 2010 Citizens United decision. more
BOSTON – The nation’s fourth-largest mortgage servicer has agreed to pay Massachusetts a total of $3.7 million to resolve claims that it failed to provide certain required notices to homeowners and that it unlawfully foreclosed on certain properties, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
PROVIDENCE – A judge has allowed the Wyatt Detention Center in Central Falls to enter into receivership after officials said the facility is facing serious fiscal problems, WPRI-TV Channel 12 reported on its website last week. more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that opponents of the 2011 law allowing casinos in the state may put a question on the November ballot to decide whether the law should be repealed, Boston.com reported. more
The Securities and Exchange Commission barred two Rhode Island-based brokers from the securities industry for their roles in a variable annuities scheme to profit from the imminent deaths of terminally ill individuals. more
Bank of America Corp. failed to win dismissal of two government lawsuits in which it’s accused of misleading investors about the quality of loans tied to $850 million in residential mortgage-backed securities. more
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt what may be a fatal blow to Aereo Inc. and its dream of transforming the television industry, ruling that the Barry Diller-backed Internet startup is violating broadcasters’ copyrights. more
Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Michael A. Silverstein has appointed a temporary receiver to oversee the Blue Grotto restaurant’s finances and assets, following the closure of the Federal Hill eatery earlier this month. more
Bank of America Corp. asked a judge to dismiss a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit in which it is accused of misleading investors about the quality of loans tied to $850 million in mortgage-backed securities. more
Cranston and Warwick are among the 50 best cities to live in, according to a survey by 24/7 Wall St. more
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