Kilmartin SMITHFIELD, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced a settlement on Friday between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and several companies that allegedly dumped waste at a site in Smithfield.
Kilmartin PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - On Wednesday, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin requested that the state's Department of Health place the main chemicals in the drug known as "bath salts" on the list of Schedule I drugs.
DiNapoli NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is urging Chevron to "do what's right for its investors" and "its future viability," and negotiate a fair settlement with a group of Ecuadorians suing the company.
Fitzpatrick PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - The architect of the lead paint lawsuit filed by the state of Rhode Island has filed a class action over a Nuclear Fuel Services materials processing facility in Tennessee.
McConnell PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - The fight to reveal the details of DuPont's settlement with the state of Rhode Island will go on but will have to have a different objective now that attorney Jack McConnell has been confirmed as a federal judge.
Coakley WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The Department of Justice, the commonwealth of Massachusetts and the state of Rhode Island have announced that they have settled with parties allegedly responsible for the Buzzards Bay oil spill.
Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - The companies that successfully defended themselves against the state of Rhode Island still want the costs of doing so paid for.
McConnell WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Plaintiffs attorney Jack McConnell will have to wait a few days before the Senate Judiciary Committee debates his nomination to a federal judgeship.
McConnell WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Thursday on President Barack Obama's nomination of plaintiffs attorney Jack McConnell to a federal judgeship,.
McConnell WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will discuss five judicial nominees Thursday, one of whom is a plaintiffs attorney who has donated to 13 current senators.
McConnell CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - The American Bar Association believes Rhode Island plaintiffs attorney Jack McConnell is qualified to be a federal judge, though at least one of the 12 voters felt differently.
Obama WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - President Barack Obama has nominated a Rhode Island plaintiffs lawyer who gave him more than $4,000 in campaign contributions for a federal judgeship.
McConnell PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - Since 2000, trial lawyer Jack McConnell has contributed to the campaigns of 13 current U.S. senators who may eventually help make him a federal judge.