Edward C. Clifton
B.A., U.C. Berkeley
Judge Clifton served as an enlisted man in the United States Army from 1966-68. After launching his legal career at Rhode Legal Services, Inc., as a Reginald Heber Smith Fellow, he became a partner in the firm of Stone, Clifton & Clifton. In 1985, he was appointed as City Solicitor for the City of Providence, a position he held until 1992. Governor Bruce Sundlun appointed Clifton to the Rhode Island District Court in 1993, and to the Rhode Island Superior Court in 1994.
What Civil Court Judges Want You to Know (Eau Claire, Wisconsin: NBI, Inc., 2007)
LSM.856American Jury SystemClick to Open
This course will discuss the origins and evolution of the present day American jury system. We will also explore whether changes need to be made to that system and what those changes might be. The American Jury System by Randolph N. Janokait will be the text for the course. The course will be taught by Distinguished Jurist in Residence, Justice Edward C. Clifton, Rhode Island Superior Court (ret.).