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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
A four-year investigation into the state's financial backing of failed 38 Studios LLC ended July 29 with no criminal charges. Or did it? State police and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said the investigation found "no provable criminal … more
The Great Recession may have officially ended years ago, but in hard-hit states such as Rhode Island, the effects still linger. While the state's unemployment rate has shown dramatic improvement, limited growth continues to plague pockets of the … more
In 1991, the largest law firm in Rhode Island, Edwards & Angell, had 171 local attorneys. The next-biggest player, Hinckley, Allen, Snyder & Cohen, had 140. By last year, what it meant to be big in the Rhode Island legal industry had … more
Robert G. Flanders Jr. has joined Whelan, Corrente, Kinder and Siket LLP, where he will lead the firm's business litigation practice. Flanders served on the R.I. Supreme Court from 1996 to 2004 and most recently served as partner and litigation … more
Technically, Lauren Motola-Davis, a managing partner at the national law firm Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, lost the first jury trial she tried in Rhode Island Superior Court. Defending an insured individual and the insurance carrier … more
The American Bar Association is considering a plan that would endanger the accreditation of any law school where fewer than three-quarters of the students pass the bar within two years. 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
Mark J. Brice, attorney at Decof, Decof & Barry, has represented children and families in medical malpractice and product liability cases for more than three decades. He spoke with Providence Business News about medical malpractice lawsuits and how medical technology is bringing changes to litigation. 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
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