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A tax return preparer who worked at a city firm has admitted to preparing false individual income tax returns for clients, U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha said Friday. more
Despite various objections, a Superior Court judge on Tuesday approved a $25.6 million settlement between two defendants and the state in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC civil lawsuit. more
Local food advocates could be getting some legal help this fall, as the Conservation Law Foundation plans to offer free legal services to farmers and food entrepreneurs in Rhode Island. 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
(Updated 4:40 p.m.) Eleven Locke Lord lawyers have been hired by international employment and labor firm Littler Mendelson PC, four of whom hail from the Providence office of Locke Lord, Littler Mendelson announced on Monday. more
Workers in the Providence metro had an average hourly wage of $23.98 in May 2015, approximately 3 percent higher than the average national wage of $23.23, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week. more
Following a Friday R.I. Superior Court ruling in favor of Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung’s decision to freeze yearly benefit increases, the plaintiffs, a group of retired Cranston police and firefighters, announced plans to appeal the decision to the R.I. Supreme Court. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will host Roger Williams University School of Law’s 18th Annual Open Government Summit on July 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more
(Updated 3:16 p.m.) Armando E. Batastini is the new president of the Rhode Island Bar Association. more
A Providence woman and North Providence man plead no contest this week to unemployment insurance benefit fraud, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Thursday. more
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