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July 02, 2012 |From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "Health-care plan has R.I. roots" by Edward Fitzpatrick [...] Republicans wasted no time in suing when Mr. Obama signed the health-care bill into law in March 2010. At the time, Roger Williams University law Prof. Jared A. Goldstein said Congress “can tax for any legitimate reason, and certainly providing health care for all Americans is a legitimate reason.” [...] Goldstein, a former U.S. Justice Department appellate lawyer who teaches constitutional law, said, “...
January 25, 2012 |From MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS WEEKLY: "New Bedford, Gloucester sue to stop ‘illegal’ fishing rules" by Dan McDonald January 19th, 2012: Two iconic Massachusetts fishing ports are in court battling federal regulations that they say are economically crippling their communities and undoing a New England way of life that has spanned generations. The regulations are intended to keep fish stocks healthy, but the plaintiffs, including the cities of New Bedford and Gloucester, claim they were...communities, fish, fisheries, fishermen, fishing, gloucester, goldstein, jared, law, law school, new bedford, NOAA, regulations, Roger Williams
January 16, 2012 |From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "R.I. lawyers urge action on Guantanamo detainees: Their former client is among the last being held at detention camp in Cuba" by Katie Mulvaney, Journal Staff Writer PROVIDENCE, Jan. 15, 2012 –– Northern Alliance forces captured Mullah Norullah Noori in 2001, after a days-long battle in Northern Afghanistan. Ten years later, Noori remains one of 171 men still held by the United States in a detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. [...] His former lawyers, Patricia A...detainees, goldstein, guantanamo, jared, law, law school, lawyers, margulies, peter, Roger Williams, RWU