94 ABA Journal Rhode Island articles.
Pelosi plans to send impeachment articles to Senate next week
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats on Friday that she is preparing to send the…
Jan 10, 2020 4:42 PM CST
Two cases brought by a personal injury lawyer and the father of another attorney after they got into a spitting and shoving match are no longer sitting in criminal court…
Jul 3, 2019 2:51 PM CDT
New York is poised to join the increasing number of states that are banning gay and trans “panic defenses” in murder cases. As the ABA Journal reported in January, legislatures have increasingly considered this type of ban.
Jun 26, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Students and their parents are suing Rhode Island, alleging the state has failed to prepare young people for the rigors of citizenship.
Jun 1, 2019 1:50 AM CDT
Feb 8, 2019 6:30 AM CST
Updated: A personal injury lawyer in Providence, Rhode Island, was arrested on Monday for allegedly shoving and spitting on the father of a onetime colleague.
The lawyer, 59-year-old Stephen Dennis,…
Dec 4, 2018 10:39 AM CST
Sep 12, 2018 11:53 AM CDT
As cyberthreats evolve and proliferate, more insurers are expanding options to help law firms mitigate loss. However, without industry standards, coverage and cost vary from plan to plan, sometimes causing gaps in potential coverage.
Jun 1, 2018 1:15 AM CDT
Updated: A suspended Rhode Island lawyer was jailed on a civil contempt charge for failing to pay more than $11,000 of a sanction imposed for making misrepresentations to the court.…
Jan 12, 2018 10:53 AM CST
In August, when the solar eclipse passed over South Boise Women’s Correctional Center in Idaho, the officers held lunch early, handed out protective sunglasses, and invited the women outside to…
Nov 2, 2017 5:52 PM CDT
A Rhode Island law firm has filed a lawsuit against its insurer over coverage for a ransomware attack that locked down the firm’s computer files for three months.
May 2, 2017 11:09 AM CDT
A growing number of municipalities throughout the country have found an innovative way to add to their bottom lines—joining class-action suits on a contingency-fee basis.
Providence, Rhode Island, has filed…
May 3, 2016 9:25 AM CDT
Attorneys general from eight states and Washington, D.C., are investigating a retailer scheduling practice described as unfair by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
In letters sent Wednesday, he and…
Apr 13, 2016 1:50 PM CDT
A Rhode Island lawyer has been criminally charged, along with five other defendants, in a claimed mortgage-fraud scheme between 2007 and 2014 involving over a dozen properties in Rhode Island…
Dec 17, 2015 4:00 PM CST
Disciplinary charges filed Monday accuse a Rhode Island judge of mistreating female staff, attorneys and the public, as well as other behavior that cast doubt on his fitness to serve…
Dec 8, 2015 1:00 PM CST