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One of the founding faculty members of Roger Williams University School of Law 20 years ago, Michael J. Yelnosky is poised to utilize his deep roots in Rhode Island’s only law school to strengthen and broaden its impact when he takes the reins as dean on July 1. He succeeds David A. Logan, who will step down to return to teaching at the school. Yelnosky faces challenges such as the high cost of a law school education, changing employment opportunities for graduates and the shifting landscape of the legal profession. 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
Hard work and ingenuity are supposed to pay off. It’s the American way. We respect it and celebrate it, but it is meant to pay off for the people who had the ideas and did the hard work to create a useful product or technological innovation. more
Everyone has heard how some companies started with a few diagrams scribbled over a kitchen table or dorm-room desk, which energized the founders to achieve success. Such tales may indeed be true, but the vast majority of startups benefit by creating a written business plan. more
After recently receiving an email from the state-licensed Thomas C. Slater Compassion Center promoting a sale on a certain type of marijuana product asking the question “Tired of the Winter Blues,” Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and the Ocean State Prevention Alliance have called for an end of promotional marketing and advertising of marijuana by compassion centers. more
PROVIDENCE – A New York-based law firm will be banned from doing business in Rhode Island as mortgage foreclosure consultants, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced. more
President Barack Obama recently took some heat for saying that marijuana is no worse than alcohol, and perhaps less dangerous “in terms of its impact on the individual consumer.” more
Old and unfinished business could hinder lawmakers’ efforts to improve the Rhode Island economic climate in 2014. more
To build a long-sought academic and nursing-school complex in Providence’s would-be Knowledge District, project leaders will have to untangle the painful legacy of the failed Dynamo House project that came before it. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office held two hearings this month to gather public testimony regarding proposed regulations that enhance consumer protections governing the for-profit and occupational school industry. more
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