John L. Calcagni III

Rhode Island Expungement Law


If you have ever been arrested, charged or convicted of a crime, under Rhode Island law, you may be entitled to have judicial and law enforcement records related to this event sealed or expunged. In either instance, if successful, information…

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What is Statutory Rape?

statutory rape

 Statutory Rape is sexual intercourse between a person of age to consent to sexual activity and another person who has not yet reached the legal age of consent.   This crime is very different from the common law crime of rape,…

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Sexual Assault in Rhode Island

Sexual assault in Rhode Island

Sexual assault is commonly known as unwanted sexual contact. In Rhode Island, sexual assault crimes vary by degree or severity. The crime itself involves unwanted, physical sexual contact using force or coercion for purposes of sexual gratification. Force or coercion…

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Police Didn’t Read Me My Rights

Miranda Rights

Have you recently been arrested?  Did the police fail to read you your rights?  Is this failure helpful to your case?   The answer is “it depends.”   This short article will provide you with an overview of the important constitutional law…

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