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Government Urges Dismissal Of Carbon Dioxide Lawsuits
Posted on 26 Aug 2010 by Samantha Drake

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The federal government on Aug. 25 asked the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate a lower court decision to reinstate two lawsuits seeking to limit carbon dioxide emissions, arguing that new greenhouse gas regulations have displaced... Read More

ACLU Sues Over Rhode Island School Prayer Banner
Posted on 5 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - (AP) The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the city of Cranston over a Christian prayer banner displayed in a high school auditorium. The ACLU announced the lawsuit Monday. It seeks monetary damages... Read More

Rhode Island Judge Recuses Self In Brown University Rape Lawsuit
Posted on 10 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - (AP) A federal judge in Rhode Island recused himself Wednesday from a lawsuit brought by a former Brown University student who says he was falsely accused of raping a classmate and unfairly pressured to leave school, a move likely to... Read More

Minnesota's Pawlenty Ups Challenge To Health Care Reform Law
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ST. PAUL, Minn. - (AP) Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a potential GOP presidential candidate, stepped up his attack Thursday on President Barack Obama's federal health care law with a court filing challenging its cost to states. Pawlenty and Rhode Island... Read More

R.I. Judge: Lead Paint Firms Must Pay Own Legal Fees
Posted on 26 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PROVIDENCE R.I. - (AP) Three companies that sold lead-based paint and were sued by the state in a landmark case cannot recover money they spent defending themselves in the lawsuit, a judge ruled Tuesday. Rhode Island in February 2006 won a jury verdict... Read More

Palestinian Authority Settles Rhode Island Lawsuit
Posted on 15 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - (AP) The Palestinian Authority has settled a federal lawsuit in Rhode Island over the shooting deaths 15 years ago of a couple returning home from a wedding in Israel, according to court papers filed Monday. The documents don't... Read More