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WCSH 6 Portland
Gov. LePage adds name to lawsuit over trangender bathroom directiveMaine Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination against people based on their g
Gov. LePage adds name to lawsuit over trangender bathroom directive
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
Maine Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination against people based on their gender identity or expression. In 2014, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled that, under the MHRA, transgender students must be allowed to use the bathroom that... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Gov. LePage adds name to lawsuit over trangender bathroom directiveMaine Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination against people based on their g
Gov. LePage adds name to lawsuit over trangender bathroom directive
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
Maine Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination against people based on their gender identity or expression. In 2014, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled that, under the MHRA, transgender students must be allowed to use the bathroom that... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Maine high court rejects appeal for man in bee farm killingNORTH YARMOUTH, Maine (PORTLAND PRESS HERALD) -- The Maine Supreme Judicial Cou
Maine high court rejects appeal for man in bee farm killing
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
NORTH YARMOUTH, Maine (PORTLAND PRESS HERALD) -- The Maine Supreme Judicial Court upheld the conviction of 73-year-old Merrill Kimball on Tuesday. Kimball was found guilty of killing Leon Kelley on a bee farm in 2013 in North Yarmouth. The court... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Maine high court rejects appeal for man in bee farm killingNORTH YARMOUTH, Maine (PORTLAND PRESS HERALD) -- The Maine Supreme Judicial Cou
Maine high court rejects appeal for man in bee farm killing
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
NORTH YARMOUTH, Maine (PORTLAND PRESS HERALD) -- The Maine Supreme Judicial Court upheld the conviction of 73-year-old Merrill Kimball on Tuesday. Kimball was found guilty of killing Leon Kelley on a bee farm in 2013 in North Yarmouth. The court... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Murder conviction in Maine bee farm shooting is upheldsupreme court has upheld the conviction of a Maine man in the fatal shooting of
Murder conviction in Maine bee farm shooting is upheld
WMTW Portland / Posted 2 days ago
supreme court has upheld the conviction of a Maine man in the fatal shooting of a fellow lobsterman at a bee farm. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday rejected Merrill Kimball's claim that Justice Roland Cole made several errors during... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Maine supreme court affirms Poland Spring water dealthe privately owned utility and Nestle Waters after concluding the deal could b
Maine supreme court affirms Poland Spring water deal
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
the privately owned utility and Nestle Waters after concluding the deal could benefit ratepayers. In its decision, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court unanimously ruled Thursday that there was no abuse of discretion or violation of statutory... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Maine supreme court affirms Poland Spring water dealthe privately owned utility and Nestle Waters after concluding the deal could b
Maine supreme court affirms Poland Spring water deal
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 14 days ago
the privately owned utility and Nestle Waters after concluding the deal could benefit ratepayers. In its decision, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court unanimously ruled Thursday that there was no abuse of discretion or violation of statutory... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine high court allows Nestle water deal to standopinion noted that the court has a high bar for overriding a commission decisio
Maine high court allows Nestle water deal to stand
Bangor Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
opinion noted that the court has a high bar for overriding a commission decision, citing a 2015 case establishing the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, which hears PUC appeals, “will disturb a decision only when the commission abuses the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Former psychologist loses appleal over $20K restitutioncontended the amount was arbitrary and that the judge erred in concluding that
Former psychologist loses appleal over $20K restitution
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 16 days ago
contended the amount was arbitrary and that the judge erred in concluding that the sum created no undue hardship. But the Maine Supreme Judicial Court disagreed Tuesday, noting that restitution was already cut in half because of concerns over... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Former psychologist loses appleal over $20K restitutioncontended the amount was arbitrary and that the judge erred in concluding that
Former psychologist loses appleal over $20K restitution
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 16 days ago
contended the amount was arbitrary and that the judge erred in concluding that the sum created no undue hardship. But the Maine Supreme Judicial Court disagreed Tuesday, noting that restitution was already cut in half because of concerns over... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Justices consider North Pond Hermit’s refusal to pay for road repairas the North Pond Hermit, is willing to pay restitution for what he took from p
Justices consider North Pond Hermit’s refusal to pay for road repair
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
as the North Pond Hermit, is willing to pay restitution for what he took from people to survive, his attorney told the Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday when it convened at Washington Academy. Knight, 50, has refused to pay $1,125 to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Attorney: Killer’s untreated psychotic state hindered assistance at trialduring her trial so she was better able to assist in her own defense, her attor
Attorney: Killer’s untreated psychotic state hindered assistance at trial
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
during her trial so she was better able to assist in her own defense, her attorney Joseph Baldacci of Bangor, told the Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Wednesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center. Assistant Attorney General Donald Macomber... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Attorney protests racial references in Bangor triple murder trialattorney at the men’s joint murder trial were so egregious that Daluz should be
Attorney protests racial references in Bangor triple murder trial
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
attorney at the men’s joint murder trial were so egregious that Daluz should be granted a new trial, his attorney told the Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday. Daluz, an African-American, is serving three life sentences for his role in what... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Restitution appeal of North Pond Hermit to be heard in East Machiascampsite in the woods, where he reportedly lived for more than two decades. Kn
Restitution appeal of North Pond Hermit to be heard in East Machias
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
campsite in the woods, where he reportedly lived for more than two decades. Knight’s appeal is one of three cases the Maine Supreme Judicial Court will consider Thursday morning when it convenes at Washington Academy in East Machias. Later in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
State seeks to try Troy teen as adult in murder of fatherThe teen’s defense attorney, however, is opposing that attempt and said he may
State seeks to try Troy teen as adult in murder of father
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
The teen’s defense attorney, however, is opposing that attempt and said he may challenge to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court the state law that puts the burden on the defense to prove that a juvenile charged with murder should not be tried as an... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Historic Portland convent cleared for redevelopment after judge throws out lawsuitWilliston-West Church into the home headquarters for an Australian businessman’
Historic Portland convent cleared for redevelopment after judge throws out lawsuit
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Williston-West Church into the home headquarters for an Australian businessman’s software company went all the way to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court in 2014, while another lawsuit over the proposed mixed-use Midtown project in the Bayside... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
State seeks to try Troy teen as adult in murder of fatherThe teen’s defense attorney, however, is opposing that attempt and said he may
State seeks to try Troy teen as adult in murder of father
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
The teen’s defense attorney, however, is opposing that attempt and said he may challenge to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court the state law that puts the burden on the defense to prove that a juvenile charged with murder should not be tried as an... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Justices uphold Bangor ex-priest’s conviction on sex assault chargesPORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday upheld the convi
Justices uphold Bangor ex-priest’s conviction on sex assault charges
Bangor Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday upheld the conviction of a former Greek Orthodox priest on sex charges involving a former altar server in a one-page memorandum of decision that did not explain the reasons for the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Court throws out convictions in case against alleged patriarch of Maine heroin ringwas sentenced to 66 months in federal prison in connection with a drug and gun
Court throws out convictions in case against alleged patriarch of Maine heroin ring
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
was sentenced to 66 months in federal prison in connection with a drug and gun operation allegedly run by his father, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled that a state case against the patriarch will get a partial doover. In a decision... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
High court affirms hunting convictions against Allagash man$10,300. McBreairty’s attorney, Allan Harding of Presque Isle, made several ar
High court affirms hunting convictions against Allagash man
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
$10,300. McBreairty’s attorney, Allan Harding of Presque Isle, made several arguments in his client’s defense before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court in February, including that there was insufficient evidence to support a conviction on five of... Read more

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