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Cameras

see also Media, courtroom coverage

  • Courtroom, Nov. 81:5(30), Feb. 82:5(30), Mar. 83:15(31)
  • Red light, Jan./Feb. 07:27(55)

Campaign finance, Feb. 81:13(29), Nov. 88:5(37)

Capital punishment

see Death penalty; Executions, death penalty stays

Careers, attorneys, Dec. 84:18(33), Jan. 87:14(35)

Caretakers, compensation, Apr. 93:13(41)

Case law, Oct. 60:3(9)

Casemaker, Sep./Oct. 02:5(51)

Center for Children At Risk, Rhode Island, Mar. 94:29(42)

CERCLA, Jan. 83:5(31), Feb. 89:9(37), May 91:13(39)

Chafee, John H. (In Memoriam), Jan. 00:5(48)

Charitable contributions, Oct. 00:11(49), Jan./Feb. 04:29(52), Nov./Dec. 10:11(59), Nov./Dec. 11:13(60)

Charitable trusts, Jan. 56:7(4)

Checks, availability of funds, Oct. 89:9(38)

Chemical tests, refusal to submit, Mar. 91:13(39), Apr. 92:11(40), Oct. 94:29(43), Nov./Dec. 04:5(53), Jul./Aug. 08:9(57), May/Jun. 09:19(57), May/Jun. 10:19(58), Nov./Dec. 11:31(60)

Children

see also Adoption; DCYF; Guardian ad litem; Juvenile courts; Juvenile hearing boards; Juvenile justice; Juveniles; Office of the Child Advocate; Prenatal drug abuse; Torts; Visitation

  • Abuse, Mar. 90:17(38)
  • Advocacy, Mar. 94:7(42)
  • At risk, Mar. 94:23(42), Mar. 94:29(42)
  • Care, Jun. 94:43(42)
  • Custody, Jun. 94:7(42), Jun./Jul. 97:7(45), Jun./Jul. 97:11(45), Mar. 01:5(49), May 01:17(49)
  • "Gap" kids, Nov./Dec. 08:39(57)
  • Homeless, Mar. 94:15(42)
  • Mock trials, May 77:4(25)
  • Parental alienation syndrome, Mar./Apr. 12:31(60)
  • Prenatal drug abuse, Jun. 94:15(42)
  • Relocation, Jun. 94:7(42), Jun./Jul. 97:7(45), Jun./Jul. 97:11(45)
  • Services to, Mar. 94:25(42)
  • Support, Jun. 79:25(27), Mar. 92:19(40)
  • Trial as adult, Feb. 97:5(45), Nov./Dec. 08:39(57)

China (People’s Republic of), legal system, Feb. 85:4(33)

Choice of forum, Feb. 63:3(11), May 85:8(33)

Church and state, separation, Jun./Jul. 87:14(35)

Cicilline, Jack (Lunch with Legends), Mar./Apr. 12:23(60)

Cities

see Municipal government

Citizens for a Constitutional Convention

see also Rhode Island Constitution

  • Generally, Jan. 63:6(11)

Civic duty, Mar. 96:25(44)

Civil motion calendar, Oct. 92:7(41)

Civil procedure

see also Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; Rules of civil procedure

  • Federal, Apr. 97:7(45)

Civil rights

see also Discrimination

  • Generally, Apr. 73:4(21), Dec. 82:14(31), Jun./Jul. 87:14(35),  May 87:20(35), Mar. 93:21(41), Jan. 98:15(46), Nov. 00:5(49)

Civil Rights Act of 1990, Rhode Island, Oct. 90:13(39), Mar. 93:21(41)

Civil rights advocacy, Mar. 93:35(41)

Civil Rights Attorney’s Fees Awards Act (1976), Dec. 82:14(31)

Civil service

see Public employees

Civil unions

see Real property

Clapham, Noelle (Pro Bono Spotlight), Jan. 00:19(48)

Class actions, Jan. 74:8(22), Mar. 75:5(23), Apr. 87:14(35), Sept./Oct. 03:5(52), Nov./Dec. 04:29(53)

Clean Water Act

see Environment

Clerkships, public defender, May 70:1(18)

Client Security Fund, establishment, Jan. 68:6(16)

Clients

see also Attorneys; Pro bono

  • Alcoholism, Jun. 83:16(31)

Closing argument, Jan./Feb. 10:39(58)

Coastal zone management, Oct. 84:8(33), Sept./Oct. 11:5(60)

COBRA

see Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985

Cohen, Avram N. (Pro Bono Spotlight), Jun. 00:29(48)

Coke, Sir Edward, Nov./Dec. 08:45(57)

Collateral estoppel

see Estoppel

Collateral source rule, Nov. 92:5(41), Nov./Dec. 06:17(55), Sept./Oct. 07:5(56)

Collections

see Debt collection

Collective bargaining, May 89:11(37)

Commerce

see also Bulk transfers

  • Aquaculture, May 96:13:44)
  • Electronic, Feb. 97:13(45)

Commercial speech, Nov. 78:3(27)

Commission on Uniform State Laws, May 91:25(39)

Common law

see also English law

  • Punitive damages, Jun./Jul. 98:11(46)

Community residences, Oct. 92:11(41)

Comparative negligence

see Torts

Competitive Equality Banking Act of 1987, Oct. 89:9(38)

Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act

see CERCLA

Compulsive gambling

see Gambling, compulsive

Computers

see also Automation; Blogs; Copyright; Courts; E-mail; E-signatures; Federal courts; Internet; Judges; Privacy; Shareware; Social media; Technology

  • Generally, Apr. 85:12(33), Apr. 85:17(33), May/Jun. 02:31(50)
  • Apple MacIntosh, Dec. 87:15(36)
  • Electronic information, Dec. 96:9(45)
  • Fax cards, Jan. 91:13(39)
  • Intranets, May/Jun. 04:17(52)
  • Italian information retrieval systems, May 74:8(22)
  • Law office, Dec. 71:8(20), Apr. 81:12(29), Mar. 84:4(32), Dec. 87:4(36), Dec. 87:17(36), Dec. 87:18(36), Apr. 88:20(36), Nov. 88:11(37), May 89:27(37), Dec. 96:5(45), Apr. 01:19(49)
  • Legal research, Oct. 95:19(44), Sep./Oct. 02:5(51)
  • Marketing, Dec. 96:13(45)
  • Mistakes, Feb. 88:20(36)
  • Security, Nov./Dec. 02:21(51), Nov./Dec. 03:25(52)
  • Software, Dec. 87:7(36), Dec. 87:12(36), Mar. 89:27(37), Oct. 90:25(39), Apr. 91:25(39), Apr. 91:27(39)
  • Word processing, Nov. 78:5(27), Apr. 85:4(33), Apr. 85:12(33), Jun./Jul. 85:30(33), Oct. 89:15(38)
  • Y2K, Feb. 99:23(47)

Conciliation Court, Apr. 66:4(14)

Condominiums, Apr. 74:4(22)

Confidentiality

see Medical records; Privacy

Conflict of interest, Jun. 53:1(1), Oct. 74:4(23), Mar. 75:3(23), Sept./Oct. 07:5(56), Jan./Feb. 11:11(59)

Conley, Patrick (Interview), Jan. 01:9(49)

Consignments, artist/dealer, Apr. 96:13(44)

Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, Mar. 87:5(35)

Consortium, loss of, Feb. 96:13(44)

Constitution

see Rhode Island Constitution; United States Constitution

Constitutional theory, Jun. 78:6(26), Nov. 92:19(41)

Construction

see Public Works Arbitration Act

  • Bonds, Dec. 95:17(44)
  • Damages, Apr. 87:4(35)
  • Expert witnesses, Apr. 78:4(26)
  • Industry, Nov. 90:21(39)
  • Litigation, May 90:13(38)
  • Mechanics’ liens, Jun./Jul. 88:14(36)

Consumer credit

see also Debt collection

  • Generally, Dec. 89:7(38), Mar. 95:7(43)

Consumer protection

see also Financing, consumer purchases; Warranties

  • Generally, Apr. 71:1(19), May 73:4(21), Jan. 74:8(22), Feb. 81:5(29), Nov. 82:3(31)

Contempt law, May 98:9(46)

Contingency fees

see also Attorneys, fees

  • Generally, Mar. 91:5(39)

Continuing Legal Education

see Attorneys

Contractors

  • Anti-indemnity statute, Mar./Apr. 10:17(58)
  • Bonds, Dec. 95:17(44)
  • Insurance contracts, Mar./Apr. 10:17(58)

Contracts

see also Gambling; Government contracts; Premarital agreements; Right to work clauses; Securities regulation

  • Compensation for services rendered, Apr. 93:13(41)
  • Consignments, Apr. 96:13(44)
  • Covenants not to compete, May 99:9(47)
  • Forum selection clauses, Nov./Dec. 09:17(58)
  • Implied, Apr. 93:13(41)
  • Interest, Jan. 65:9(13)
  • Oral, Apr. 93:13(41)

Contribution, joint tortfeasors, Jun./Jul. 90:7(38)

Controlled Substances Act (R.I.), Feb. 84:5(32)

Cooley, Sheila (Pro Bono Spotlight), Mar. 99:17(47)

Copyright

see also Intellectual property; Trademarks

  • Generally, Nov. 86:8(35)
  • Software, Dec. 87:12(36)

Corcoran, Edward (Interview), Feb. 94:15(42)

Cornell, Sarah, May 99:5(47)

Corporations

see also Attorneys, incorporation; Business; Business Corporation Act; Limited liability companies; Shareholders; Small business; Trustees

  • Generally, Jun. 72:7(20), Feb. 97:9(45), Sept./Oct. 08:15(57)
  • Business judgment rule, Apr. 88:9(36)
  • Campaign contributions, Nov. 88:5(37)
  • Closely held, Feb. 58:1(6), Jan. 61:3(9), Jan. 65:8(13), Jan. 67:3(15), Feb. 67:6(15), Oct. 99:9(48), Mar./Apr. 02:19(50), Sep./Oct. 02:25(51), Nov./Dec. 05:5(54)
  • Directors, Apr. 88:9(36)
  • Environmental compliance, Mar./Apr. 12:5(60)
  • Fiduciaries, Apr. 76:8(24)
  • Formalities, Nov./Dec. 05:5(54)
  • Insider trading, Jan./Feb. 09:23(57)
  • Jurisdiction, Sept./Oct. 11:11(60)
  • Loans to shareholders, Nov. 84:10(33)
  • Taxation, general utilities doctrine, Dec. 88:19(37)
  • Termination, Oct. 98:7(47)
  • Valuation, Oct. 99:9(48), Sep./Oct. 02:25(51)

Court annexed arbitration, Feb. 88:5(36), Jun./Jul. 89:27(37), Nov. 91:13(40)

Court decisions, Mar. 86:19(34)

Court interpreting, , Nov. 92:33(41)

Court procedure, Nov. 81:5(30), Nov. 81:14(30), Apr. 97:7(45)

Courts

see also Administrative Adjudication Court; Administrative Adjudication Division; Alternative dispute resolution; Appeals; Appellate practice; Arbitration; Automation; Cameras, courtroom; Civil motion calendar; Civil procedure; Computers; Conciliation Court; Contempt law; District Court (R.I.); Drug courts; Family courts; Federal courts; Judges; Judicial; Jury trials; Justice, equal access; Media, courtroom coverage; Pleadings; Rhode Island Supreme Court; Technology; Traffic Court

  • Generally, Dec. 79:5(28), Oct. 97:23(46), May/Jun. 02:31(50)
  • Administration, Jan. 53:1(1), Jan. 60:1(8), Feb. 60:3(8), Mar. 60:6(8), Apr. 61:3(9), May 61:4(9), Feb. 69:1(17), Mar. 69:1(17)
  • Automation, Apr. 85:24(33), Jan./Feb. 08:37(56)
  • Jurisdiction, Feb. 65:6(13)
  • Language barriers, Dec. 97:15(46)
  • Mock trials, May 77:4(25)
  • Reports of decisions, May 76:5(24)
  • Small claims, Feb. 65:6(13), Mar. 80:3(28)
  • Unification, Feb. 69:1(17), Mar. 69:1(17)

Courthouses, Dec. 98:9(47), Mar./Apr. 08:5(56)

Covenants not to compete

see Contracts, covenants not to compete

Credit

see Debt collection; Letters of credit; Loans; Mortgages; Secured creditors

Creole case, Jan. 98:11(46)

Crime, juvenile, May 96:17(44)

Criminal investigations, Mar. 92:31(40)

Criminal Justice Program (Washington, D.C.), Feb. 72:4(20)

Criminal law and procedure

see also Arrest; Bail; Chemical tests; Crime, juvenile; Domestic violence; Drug courts; Drunk driving; English law, criminal; Fraud; Immigration; Incarceration; Internet; Juveniles; Opening statements; PardonsPublic Defenders; Self-incrimination; Sentencing guidelines; Social host liability; Social media; Stalking statute; Taxation; Theft; Traffic violations; Wrongful convictions

  • Generally, May 63:3(11), Nov. 63:5(12),Mar. 85:4(33), Jun./Jul. 86:5(34), Mar. 95:17(43), Dec. 95:13(44), Feb. 97:5(45), Mar. 97:7(45), Mar. 97:11(45), Mar. 97:15(45), Mar. 97:19(45), May 97:9(45)
  • Assault, Jan./Feb. 13:21(61)
  • Battery, Jan./Feb. 02:5(50), Jan./Feb. 13:21(61)
  • Bigamy/adultery, Mar./Apr. 05:5(53)
  • Child molestation, Mar./Apr. 05:5(53)
  • Defense counsel, Nov./Dec. 08:5(57), Jan./Feb. 11:27(59), Jul./Aug. 11:9 (60)
  • Indecent exposure, Mar./Apr. 05:5(53)
  • Indigent defendants, Feb. 65:1(13)
  • Insanity defense, Oct. 83:7(32)
  • Lewdness, Mar./Apr. 05:5(53)
  • Model Penal Code, Jan./Feb. 04:19(52)
  • Necrophilia, Mar./Apr. 05:5(53)
  • Ponzi schemes, Jul./Aug. 09:7(58)
  • Pre-briefing conferences, Nov. 81:14(30)
  • Prostitution, Mar./Apr. 05:5(53)
  • Pyramid schemes, Jul./Aug. 09:7(58)
  • Reform, Dec. 69:1(18)
  • Sex offenders, Nov./Dec. 11:17(60)
  • Sexual assault, Mar./Apr. 05:5(53)
  • Sodomy laws, Nov./Dec. 03:5(52), Mar./Apr. 05:5(53)
  • Trial preparation, Jan./Feb. 10:39(58)

Cross-examination, Oct. 84:6(33)

Currency, market fluctuations, Oct. 87:12(36)

Cyberbullying

           see also Internet

Generally, Mar./Apr. 11:21(59)

Czechoslovakia, Jun./Jul. 93:7(41)

 


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