Updated August 26 at 6:28pm
Justice
132 results total, viewing 121 - 130
When Stephen Breyer, President Bill Clinton’s second appointment to the Supreme Court, was sworn in as an associate justice at a White House ceremony in 1994, Justice Antonin Scalia came up to me, put his arm around my shoulder, and said with a bright, mischievous smile, “First Ruth, and now Steve? Cass, it’s ALMOST enough to make me vote Democrat.” more
PAWTUCKET – Today's police officer isn't scrambling for extra hours working details at traffic and construction sites, according to city officials. The Pawtucket City Council's finance subcommittee in early August approved a new one-year … more
A R.I. Superior Court judge this week decided to postpone the civil suit regarding 38 Studios LLC, as several pretrial motions are still pending. more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission wants to show it can be trusted with a potent weapon: The ability to act as prosecutor, judge and jury in its pursuit of financial miscreants. more
An inside look at the build-up of the housing and credit crash that culminated in the Great Recession. W. W. Norton & Co. ISBN 9780393338829 | $28 more
PROVIDENCE – A $470 million state-federal settlement with HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing and foreclosure abuses will allow more than 1,150 Rhode Island borrowers to be eligible for relief, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin … more
Exxon Mobil Corp.’s battle with New York and Massachusetts over their probes into the company’s use of climate change data is heating up, and a key element of the national dispute is now in the hands of a Texas judge. more
Environmentalists rejoiced on Wednesday when the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said it is unlawful for state energy regulators to approve long-term, ratepayer-backed contracts with energy distribution companies to pay for natural gas pipeline expansion. more
The Department of Justice announced last week that it would end its reliance on for-profit prisons run by companies such as Corrections Corporation of America and Geo Group. more
Bank of America Corp. said a managing director who accused the bank of being a "bros club" and filed a gender-bias lawsuit only came up with the inflammatory term after meeting with her lawyers. more
« Prev | 1 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 Next »