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John Dorsey, an attorney at Ferrucci Russo, was recently named a court-appointed receiver by the R.I. Superior Court. Dorsey has a wealth of experience in cases involving insolvency, turn-around and repositioning of distressed business operations … more
Roger Williams University’s School of Law is introducing a new master’s degree in law for non-lawyers, citing a national trend in which working professionals are seeking legal expertise without having to acquire a full degree. more
Johnson & Wales University and the Roger Williams University School of Law have developed a new program for undergraduates from JWU to complete law studies in six years. more
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
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