JOSEPH BEVILACQUA SR.

Courtesy of The Providence Journal/Scott Robinson.

Courtesy of The Providence Journal/Scott Robinson.

Joseph Bevilacqua Sr. served as a defense attorney for numerous organized crime members in Providence before he rose to the Chief Justice position in the 1970s. His tenure as Chief Justice came under intense scrutiny due to his ongoing ties with organized crime, eventually leading to calls for his impeachment. 

 

Joseph appears in Chapter 12.

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