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WARWICK – An annual awards ceremony held recently by the Hospital Association of Rhode Island honored individuals from throughout the state. The event, “Celebration of Excellence in Hospital … more
Fidelity Investments and Rhode Island for Community & Justice held a series of Invest in our Youth workshops to improve financial literacy and job-hunting skills for 35 Providence high school students before the school year began. more
In a seminal case issued in 1981, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Upjohn v. United States that the attorney-client privilege applies to corporations. The Supreme Court explained that business organizations depend upon confidential communications to seek or obtain legal counsel in light of the “vast and complicated array of regulatory legislation.” more
Tricia Jedele is the vice president and director of the Conservation Law Foundation’s Rhode Island office. Before serving at CLF, Jedele was a special assistant attorney general and an environmental advocate for the state for more than 10 years and represented the Ocean State on several major environmental cases. At CLF, Jedele is currently working on Clean Air Act litigation involving the state landfill and Clean Water Act litigation involving stormwater pollution. She holds a B.A. in political science from Providence College and a J.D. from Creighton University School of Law. more
NEWPORT – Newport residents fighting the proposed expansion of gambling at Newport Grand have sued the state to block the Nov. 4 referendum, calling it “unconstitutional,” The Associated Press reported last week. more
Large businesses from Main Street to Wall Street are urging the Supreme Court to strike down laws banning same-sex marriage. more
The R.I. Supreme Court has upheld a decision by the R.I. Superior Court that the 2011 Casino Act is not unconstitutional. more
Perhaps it was always a longshot that JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon would be subpoenaed to Rhode Island to negotiate in court-ordered foreclosure mediation cases. more
Sleeping on the roof of a train packed with refugees, then getting imprisoned in warehouses and having to beg for food when they do get free, children seeking to cross the border into the U.S. are constantly at risk, says Providence attorney Hans Bremer. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley announced this month the open application period for the HomeCorps Assisting Homeowners at Risk of Foreclosure or Eviction Grant. more
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