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Adler Pollock & Sheehan PC has opened a new location in Newport, the law firm announced Tuesday, adding that the business law practice will seek to assist members of the Newport County business community with issues ranging from environmental litigation to corporate and real estate use. more
As a lawyer who focuses on social media issues, I am often asked whether employers should “block” their employees from accessing Facebook during working hours. These employers are concerned that their employees are wasting time online, engaging in inappropriate online behavior and exposing their companies to liability. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley last week filed a joint motion to approve a $366.25 million settlement with AVX Corp. more
The question I am most frequently asked by business owners and independent inventors is, “How do I protect my idea?” Whether it is a tangible invention, software application, Web-based marketplace or other advanced technology, the primary concern (besides monetizing it) is ensuring exclusivity over the concept. more
Summer is here, temperatures are heating up, and teens are getting ready for that quintessential rite of passage: the summer job. It used to be that teens could expect to find a summer job as quickly as pop-up summer showers appear in Florida. more
As part of his recent dismissal of larceny charges against Warwick Department of Public Works employee Kenneth Naylor, R.I. Superior Court Judge Walter R. Stone said that the city did not “establish probable cause” for the allegation that Mr. Naylor took $741 worth of gasoline and cast iron pipes for personal use, according to a report by WPRI-TV CBS 12. But the judge did much more than that. more
Here’s an odd thing I’ve found as a foreigner living in Washington, D.C.: The longer I’m here the more alien I feel. more
WASHINGTON – Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and his Massachusetts counterpart, Martha Coakley, this month joined a letter urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt a newly proposed rule for reducing air pollution from passenger cars and trucks. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee has signed into law legislation to establish a program for the “proper recycling, reuse and disposal of mattresses,” according to a news release. more
Look up “dysfunction” in the dictionary, and you are not likely to see “the relationship between the Rhode Island governor and the General Assembly” as a definition. But you should. more
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