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Whether financially strained municipalities should be allowed to claw back retiree benefits will likely be answered by the state's highest court, where three distinct suits appear headed. How the Supreme Court decides the question could set … more
In "Regional Advantage," her classic 1994 explanation of why Silicon Valley became the center of the tech universe and Route 128 outside Boston did not, AnnaLee Saxenian of the University of California at Berkeley argued that a key difference was … more
PROVIDENCE – House Finance Committee Chairman Raymond E. Gallison Jr. resigned from the General Assembly on May 3. WJAR-TV NBC 10 reported Gallison is part of a federal prostitution investigation. Gallison, a Bristol Democrat, … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island announced the settlement of a federal civil rights complaint it filed last year against the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles for refusing to provide language-interpreter services to clients … more
One of the first pieces of advice I offer my clients is to resist giving away equity in their company. Oftentimes, however, clients have already granted or promised shares of stock in their corporation (or membership interests in their LLC) to an … more
PROVIDENCE – A federal judge on Sept. 16 ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to release thousands of pages of documents in support of an ACLU of Rhode Island Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on behalf of journalist Philip Eil. … more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. on Sept. 19 agreed to a $2.5 million proposed settlement between the state and Curt Schilling, three other defendants and their insurer in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC lawsuit. In addition to Schilling, … more
John J. Barton, partner and founding member of Barton Gilman LLP, has been honored by the Rhode Island chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates with the Seth E. Bowerman Civility Award. The award recognizes a member of the state bench and … more
You’ll be forgiven for chuckling at the story that a former law student is suing her law school because she didn’t get a job she liked after graduation. more
Rhode Island employers who have spent years creating compensation policies are grappling with a new federal regulation that greatly expands the range of salaried employees who can earn overtime. Under an administrative rule announced … more
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