David Boies http://ripr.org en The one percent and Rhode Island's pension overhaul http://ripr.org/post/one-percent-and-rhode-islands-pension-overhaul <p style="font-size: 13px; margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Old friend (and former ProJo reporter) Mike Corkery of the Wall Street Journal has broken a very interesting Rhode Island pensio Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:22:05 +0000 Scott MacKay 1240 at http://ripr.org Super lawyer David Boies enters RI pension lawsuit http://ripr.org/post/super-lawyer-david-boies-enters-ri-pension-lawsuit <p>David Boies, one of the nation’s top lawyers, has agreed to help argue the Rhode Island pension overhaul lawsuit that is winding it way through state courts.</p><p>Boies, who practices in New York City, has been involved in many celebrated cases, including the Gore v. Bush case that went to the U.S. Supreme Court and decided in favor of Republican George W. Bush in a 5-4 decision. Boies represented Al Gore in that matter.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Scott MacKay 8503 at http://ripr.org