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Earning capacity

see Damages

Easements

see Real property

Economic development, Nov./Dec. 08:13(57)

Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, Oct. 81:13(30)

Education

see also Ethics; Legal education

  • Handicapped access, Jul./Aug. 03:17(52), Nov./Dec. 08:19(57), May/Jun. 10:13(58)
  • Legislation, May/Jun. 08:29(56)
  • Local education agency, May/Jun. 11:15(59)
  • Public schools, May 98:5(46), May/Jun. 09:7(57)
  • Records, access, Feb. 98:9(46)
  • Residency, Mar. 94:15(42), Nov./Dec. 08:19(57)
  • Restraints/seclusion, May/Jun. 10:13(58)
  • Rhode Island School for the Deaf, May/Jun. 11:15(59)

EEOC, sexual harassment, Mar. 98:7(46)

Elder care, Sept./Oct. 08:33(57)

Elder law, Dec. 76:4(25), Jan./Feb. 06:5(54), Jan./Feb. 08:5(56)

Elections, Feb. 81:13(29), Nov. 88:5(37), Mar. 01:9(49), Mar. 01:15(49)

Electric utilities, Nov. 80:5(29)

Electronic commerce, Feb. 97:13(45)

Electronic filings

see Pleadings

Electronic information, Dec. 95:7(44), Dec. 96:9(45), Jul./Aug. 03:7(52)

E-mail

see also Internet

  • Generally, Dec. 95:7(44)

Eminent domain

see Real property

Employee Retirement Income Security Act

see ERISA

Employees

see also Collective bargaining; Dismissals; Employment; Grievances; Labor; Labor unions; Layoffs; Public employees; Retirement; Unemployment benefits; Wage assignments; Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act; Workers’ compensation

  • Assistance programs, Nov. 91:6(40), Nov. 91:7(40), Nov. 91:11(40), Jul./Aug. 08:39(57), Sept./Oct. 08:33(57), May/Jun. 09:33(57)
  • Benefit plans, Jun. 76:2(24), Dec. 84:8(33), Apr. 89:21(37), Jan. 95:17(43)
  • Executive compensation, Dec. 84:8(33)
  • Privacy, May 88:26(36)

Employer

  • Duty to accommodate, Oct. 91:11(40)
  • Liability, Mar. 93:21(41)

Employment

see also Collective bargaining; Dismissals; Employees; Grievances; Labor; Labor unions; Layoffs; Public employees; Sexual harassment; Unemployment benefits; Wage assignments; Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act; Workers’ compensation

  • Generally, Mar. 93:21(41)
  • At will, Mar. 86:4(34), May 92:27(40)
  • Compensation, deferred, Jan. 67:3(15), Feb. 67:6(15)
  • Discharge
    • Arbitration issues, Oct. 91:17(40)
    • Constructive, Jan./Feb. 05:11(53)
  • Disciplinary actions, May 89:17(37)
  • Discrimination, Oct. 90:13(39), Jan./Feb. 05:11(53), May/Jun. 08:17(56)
  • Discrimination, age, May 92:7(40)
  • Drug testing, May 88:5(36)
  • Hiring halls, May 75:4(23)
  • Hiring, negligent, Nov. 95:13(44)
  • Profit sharing, Jan. 67:3(15), Feb. 67:6(15)
  • Right to work clauses, Apr. 74:6(22)
  • Smoking restrictions, May 88:17(36)
  • Uniformed services, Jan./Feb. 05:17(53)

Energy

  • Net metering, May/Jun. 12:15(60)
  • Production and distribution, Nov. 80:5(29)
  • Renewable, Sept./Oct. 10:11(59), Nov./Dec. 10:5(59), May/Jun. 12:15(60)
  • Wind, Sept./Oct. 10:11(59), Nov./Dec. 10:5(59)

English law

 see also Coke, Sir Edward

  • Criminal law, Nov. 85:5(34)
  • Legal history, Jan. 85:14(33), Nov./Dec. 08:45(57)

Engustian, Christine (Pro Bono Spotlight), Feb. 01:29(49)

Entrapment, Mar. 97:15(45)

Environment

see also Brownfields; CERCLA; Corporations; Damages; Department of Environmental Management; Hazardous waste; Lenders; Torts; Toxic waste

  • Clean-up, Feb. 89:9(37), May/Jun. 03:13(51)
  • Clean Water Act, Mar./Apr. 07:5(55)
  • Compliance programs, Mar./Apr. 12:5(60) 
  • Management, Jun. 77:2(25), Jan. 89:5(37), Mar. 90:7(38), Jun./Jul. 91:9(39), Dec. 92:21(41)
  • Negotiated rulemaking, Apr. 98:5(46)
  • Preservation, Dec. 75:3(24), Jan. 76:6(24), Jan. 93:5(41)
  • Remedies, Feb. 83:5(31), Mar./Apr. 07:5(55), May/Jun. 09:15(57)

Equal Access Act (1984), Jun./Jul. 98:5(46)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

see EEOC

Equipment leasing

  • Generally, Jun./Jul. 92:9(40)
  • Tax shelters, May 84:6(32)

Equitable distribution

see Divorce

Equitable relief, Nov. 89:9(38)

Equity, Nov. 89:9(38)

Ergonomics, Dec. 99:13(48)

ERISA, Jan. 75:5(23), Jan. 76:3(24), Mar. 87:5(35), Jan. 95:17(43), Sept./Oct. 01:5(50), Mar./Apr. 07:15(55)

E-signatures, May/Jun. 04:31(52)

Estates

see also French LawFuneral planning agent; Individual retirement accounts; Living wills; ProbateTaxation; Trusts; Wills and trusts

  • Distribution, Apr. 93:13(41)
  • Life insurance, Dec. 72:4(21)
  • Medicaid planning, Jun./Jul. 98:9(46)
  • Missing persons, Feb. 63:1(11)
  • Planning, Mar. 60:3(8), Mar. 67:4(15), Apr. 67:10(15), Apr. 76:8(24), Oct. 80:5(29), May 97:5(45), May 97:13(45), Jan. 98:17(46), Jan./Feb. 09:37(57), Jan./Feb. 10:27(58)
  • Savings bonds, May 65:4(13)
  • Spousal elections, Jan./Feb. 10:27(58)

Estoppel, collateral, Mar./Apr. 08:31(56)

Ethics

see also Attorneys, advertising; Legislators; Professional responsibility; Rhode Island Ethics Commission

  • Attorneys, Oct. 75:17(24), Nov. 80:18(29), Feb. 81:11(29), Apr. 82:9(30), Mar. 83:22(31), May 83:10(31), Dec. 83:4(32), Jan. 01:5(49), Apr. 01:11(49)
  • Education, Feb. 01:11(49)
  • Electronic documents, Jul./Aug. 03:7(52)
  • Governmental, Jun./Jul. 96:9(44), Nov. 98:3(47), Sept./Oct. 04:7(53)
  • Judicial, May 63:5(11), Jun. 63:5(11)
  • Receivers, Mar./Apr. 09:5(57)

European law, Nov./Dec. 05:19(54)

Evidence

see also Breathalyzer tests; Cross-examination; Depositions; DiscoveryExpert witnesses; Federal Rules of Evidence; Lie detector tests; Motion in limine; Rules of evidence; Self-incrimination; Witnesses; Work product

  • Bad acts, Jun./Jul. 01:11(49)
  • Burden of proof, Oct. 88:4(37), May 92:7(40)
  • Business records, Jan. 84:10(32)
  • Clear and convincing, Jun./Jul. 91:5(39)
  • Computer generated, Feb. 98:17(46)
  • Demonstrative, Dec. 79:13(28)
  • Documents, questioned, Mar. 72:7(20)
  • Exclusionary rule, May/Jun. 09:29(57)
  • Exhibits, Apr. 91:5(39)
  • Handwriting, Dec. 88:23(37)
  • Hearsay, Feb. 77:4(25), Jun. 78:4(26), Apr. 84:6(32)
  • Hypnotically refreshed, Mar. 96:19(44)
  • Opinions, Mar. 85:16(33)
  • Photographs, Jan. 84:10(32)
  • Physical evidence, Jan. 84:10(32)
  • Rules, Jan. 88:19(36)
  • Scientific, Jan. 97:5(45)
  • Spoliation, Sept./Oct. 07:5(56)
  • Spontaneous utterances, Apr. 84:6(32)
  • Standards, May 94:13(42)
  • Statements, Apr. 84:6(32)
  • Visual, Dec. 79:13(28)
  • Weather, Oct. 85:15(34), Nov. 96:9(45)
  • Witnesses, competency, Mar. 85:16(33)

Execution of judgments, Oct. 94:25(43)

Executions, death penalty stays, May 88:38(36)

Executive compensation, May 93:7(41)

Executive orders

see Presidential Executive Order

Expedited Funds Availability Act, Oct. 89:9(38)

Expert witnesses

  • Generally, Apr. 65:1(13), Apr. 65:4(13), Dec. 68:3(17), Oct. 84:6(33), Oct. 93:13(42), Feb. 95:7(43), Nov. 96:9(45), Jan. 97:5(45), Apr. 01:5(49), Sept./Oct. 07:5(56)
  • Construction, Apr. 78:4(26)
  • Daubert challenge, Jan./Feb. 02:11(50)
  • Fees, Mar. 93:21(41)

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