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Newspaper Sues Judge for Right to Speak to Jurors Post-Trial

The Providence Journal took its fight against the Rhode Island Superior Court to federal court Thursday, seeking confirmation that a judge cannot prohibit the media from contacting jurors in a criminal trial post-conviction.

Judge Delays Decision on Media Access to Jury Case

The Providence Journal’s request for the Providence Superior Court to send a letter to jurors correcting how they should handle interactions with the media has been tabled for a few weeks, a judge said Monday.

University Creating Research Center for Chemical Pollutants

The University of Rhode Island is using an $8 million grant to lead the charge in understanding how fluorinated pollutants found in products like nonstick cookware and firefighting foam contaminate drinking water and affect people.