Rhode Island Man Indicted for Producing Counterfeit Percocet Pills


Operation Denial leads to the indictment of a Rhode Island man on fentanyl charges.


Rhode Island Under Fire as Thomas More Society Files Amicus Brief Over 2019 Reproductive Privacy Act


The Thomas More Society filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of Rhode Island against the state's 2019 Reproductive Privacy Act. Featured Article News & Politics 2019 Reproductive Privacy Act Catholics for Life lawsuit pro-life Rhode Island

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Rhode Island settles Teva and Allergan opioid case for over $100M


Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha announced Monday settlements with the drug manufacturers Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Allergan for their contribution to the state’s opioid epidemic. ” Rhode Island settled a case against McKinsey & Co.

“Sonia Sotomayor tells young Rhode Islanders the surprising reasons she wanted to be a judge”


“Sonia Sotomayor tells young Rhode Islanders the surprising reasons she wanted to be a judge”: Amy Russo of The Providence Journal has this report. The post “Sonia Sotomayor tells young Rhode Islanders the surprising reasons she wanted to be a judge” appeared first on How Appealing


“Lawyer misses deadline, blames pandemic, seeks Rhode Island Supreme Court’s mercy”


“Lawyer misses deadline, blames pandemic, seeks Rhode Island Supreme Court’s mercy”: Paul Edward Parker of The Providence Journal has this report on an order that the Supreme Court of Rhode Island issued Wednesday

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“Senate approves Rhode Island Public Defender Montecalvo for federal appeals court”


“Senate approves Rhode Island Public Defender Montecalvo for federal appeals court”: Katie Mulvaney of The Providence Journal has this report. The post “Senate approves Rhode Island Public Defender Montecalvo for federal appeals court” appeared first on How Appealing Nate Raymond of Reuters reports that “ U.S. Senate vote gives Biden record for most public defenders on appeals courts.”

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Federal Agents Seize 660 Pounds of Fake Adderall Pills in Rhode Island

The Crime Report

Federal agents seized about 660,500 counterfeit Adderall pills weighing about 660 pounds from a pill mill in Rhode Island with suspected ties to a Mexican cartel, reports USA Today. Rhode Island U.S.

Is Rhode Island an At-Will Employment State?


One of the exceptions refers to the existence of an implied contract. Business discrimination in employment employment agreement employment attorneys employment contract employment discrimination employment lawyers

Rhode Island Police Brutality Lawyers Help Clients Move On


You can recover economic damages to cover your medical expenses and lost wages, if your injuries caused you to miss work. News & Politics police brutality attorneys police brutality case police brutality complaints police brutality lawsuit police brutality lawyers police brutality settlement

United States: Georgia And Rhode Island Amend Consumer Finance Laws To Add Licensing Exemption, Remote Work Authorization - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton


State legislatures in Georgia and Rhode Island recently amended their lending and licensing laws. The following are the noteworthy updates

“Rhode Island police search-and-seizure case makes it to Supreme Court”


Rhode Island police search-and-seizure case makes it to Supreme Court”: Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has this report

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What Makes Truck Accident Claims So Complicated in Rhode Island?


In truck accidents, there are often many liable parties, including drivers, truck companies, manufacturers, the list goes on and on.

Rhode Island: Limited Liability Company (LLC) Annual Reports


The Rhode Island Secretary of State posted a reminder that LLC annual reports were due November 1. State News Annual Reports Limited Liability Companies LLCs Rhode IslandFailure to file before December 2 will result in a $25 late-filing penalty fee. Additional information can be found at [link] If you need assistance with your annual filing, please feel free to reach out to us at RAinfo@myparacorp.com.


United States: Rhode Island Enacts Comprehensive Pay Equity Law - Littler Mendelson


Rhode Island has joined the growing ranks of states that have enacted a sweeping pay equity statute. The Rhode Island law, which takes effect on January 1, 2023

Top Rhode Island court upholds abortion-rights law; other legal fights expected if Roe is overturned

ABA Journal

The Rhode Island Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the state law guaranteeing a right to abortion before viability.

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Suing for Kneecap Injuries After a Rhode Island Car Accident


Extensive surgeries are often required for kneecap injuries. Lawsuits & Litigation car accident attorney car accident compensation car accident insurance car accident lawyer car accident settlement car accident survivors police car accident reports

Hospitals Caught In Crossfire Of Battle Between Rhode Island AG, PE-Owned Operator

Above The Law

Amid a heated battle over an ownership change, Prospect Medical Holdings has threatened to close two of its hospitals in Rhode Island in response to conditions the state's attorney general proposed.

Alternative Families Have Pride Too


Alternative families are changing with the times, and the law needs to keep up.

US appeals court finds no constitutional right to civics education


The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has ruled that there is no constitutional right to an adequate civics education, denying an appeal by students in Providence, Rhode Island. Uncategorized Domestic education First Circuit Rhode Island

Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Domestic Abuse Lawyer In Rhode Island


Once you complain about domestic violence to the police and if that person gets arrested, then you need a domestic violence lawyer.

Rhode Island Professor Denounces Science, Statistics, and Technology As “Inherently Racist”


We have previously discussed the radical declarations of University of Rhode Island and Director of Graduate Studies Erik Loomis who has defended the murder of a conservative protester and said that he saw “nothing wrong” with such acts of violence. (A

United States: Rhode Island Labor & Employment Law Developments – A 2021 Year-In-Review - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP


2021 was a productive year for the members of the Rhode Island General Assembly. Against the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Assembly passed several significant pieces of labor and employment legislation

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United States: Rhode Island District Court Grants Summary Judgment In Title Insurance Coverage - Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti


The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island recently granted a title insurance company's motion for reconsideration, holding that the insured did not suffer a loss when it lost title to two properties

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University of Rhode Island Condemns Faculty Member For Publishing Criticism Of “Trans-Sex/Gender Ideology”


This week Women’s Studies Professor Donna Hughes was publicly condemned by the University of Rhode Island for writing an op-ed that criticized what she called the LGBTQ ideology.

Rhode Island Employers Need to be Held Responsible for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace


Many victims are scared to speak out because they feel embarrassed or because they think they will not be taken seriously. The truth is that everyone has significant rights that must be protected.

Pinterest Settles Shareholder Discrimination Lawsuit


Verdicts & Settlements employees' retirement system of rhode island Gender Discrimination lawsuit litigation Pinterest Racial Discrimination securities settlement shareholder lawsuit social media

Spring 2021 CorpGov.net Proxy Proposal Results

Corporate Governance

Spring 2021 CorpGov.net Proxy Proposal results are in, as reported below. New SEC rules will delay needed ESG reforms, so we worked in cooperation with more groups and filed more proposals than ever. We still averaged more than a 50% vote in favor.

United States: Finding Religious Accommodations In Rhode Island's COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements For Healthcare Workers - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart


Healthcare and healthcare-related employers have not just been at the heart of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, they have also recently been on the battleground in the fight over mandatory vaccination

Students who sued for an adequate civics education lose in 1st Circuit

ABA Journal

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Rhode Island students can’t proceed with their lawsuit contending that the state failed to provide an adequate civics…

Several states consider lowering cut scores on bar exam, making it easier to pass

ABA Journal

Rhode Island has followed California’s lead in lowering the bar exam cut score to make the test easier to pass, a step that several other…

Lawyer avoids interim suspension after conviction stemming from impaired mother’s wandering

ABA Journal

A justice on Massachusetts’ top court has declined to impose an interim suspension on a lawyer convicted of neglect in Rhode Island for failing to…

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Top state court grants reprieve to lawyer who flubbed electronic filing in 2020 after his secretary quit

ABA Journal

A Rhode Island lawyer who mistakenly thought he was successful in electronically filing a slip-and-fall lawsuit was granted a reprieve last week when the state’s…

United States: FTC Hospital Merger Challenge Signals Future Labor Market Enforcement Actions - Arnold & Porter


On February 17, 2022, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) unanimously authorized an administrative complaint and a lawsuit in US District Court for the District of Rhode Island to block the

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RI Man Cops To Insider Trading On Analog Devices Deal

Law 360

A Rhode Island man admitted Wednesday to conspiring with two others, including a Massachusetts police officer, to trade on inside information about a planned acquisition by semiconductor company Analog Devices Inc

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“Anti-Abortion Activists Formally Ask Supreme Court to Consider Fetal Personhood”


Yesterday, the State of Rhode Island filed this waiver of response on behalf of all respondents. “Anti-Abortion Activists Formally Ask Supreme Court to Consider Fetal Personhood”: Caitlin Cruz has this post at Jezebel about a petition for writ of certiorari filed last week in the U.S. Supreme Court. You can view the docket via this link to see whether the Court calls for a response.

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