slides: See The List: The 50 Dumbest Laws in Rhode Island
Thursday, July 18, 2013
From the archaic to the bizarre, the Rhode Island statutes are riddled with laws that have long outlasted their usefulness, or worse, could be used by an overzealous prosecutor against well-meaning citizens. Here are the 50 dumbest laws in the state, covering everything from apple and egg-labeling to unlicensed pool tables and rowdy oyster houses. Check where they exist in the code as well as the penalties you'll incur if you break them. Seriously.
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