Elaine Hanlon http://ripr.org en R.I.P. Elaine Hanlon http://ripr.org/post/rip-elaine-hanlon <p>Elaine Hanlon of Providence, a dedicated veteran investigator for the Rhode Island Public Defender’s office, died at Rhode Island Hospital last week after suffering an apparent heart attack at a July Fourth picnic. She was 54.</p><p>Universally known as `Laney,’ Hanlon was known for compassion towards her impoverished clients and her tenacity in helping them obtain justice in the Rhode Island legal system.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 9736 at http://ripr.org