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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 17 hours 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 6 days 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 7 days 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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Bangor Daily News
10 years after sex offender murders, questions linger about Maine’s registryare following the rules. Legal changes have caused the total number of registr
10 years after sex offender murders, questions linger about Maine’s registry
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
are following the rules. Legal changes have caused the total number of registrants in Maine to fluctuate. In 2009, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court found a 2005 law making the registry retroactive to 1982 was unconstitutional. The court,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How the deadly Portland fire could forever change Maine’s ‘race to the courthouse’ culturethe Summers’ claim removed. As a result, the Summers family lost its place at
How the deadly Portland fire could forever change Maine’s ‘race to the courthouse’ culture
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
the Summers’ claim removed. As a result, the Summers family lost its place at the front of the line, and appealed to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to get it back. Hallett argued Thursday his original claim shouldn’t be considered any less... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Supreme court asked to overturn murder conviction in bee farm slayingPORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday considered wheth
Supreme court asked to overturn murder conviction in bee farm slaying
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday considered whether a 73-year-old Yarmouth lobsterman’s murder conviction should be overturned in the October 2013 death of Leon Kelley, 63, at a North Yarmouth bee farm. Merrill “Mike”... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Maine high court set to hear lobsterman murder trial appealPORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is set to hear argumen
Maine high court set to hear lobsterman murder trial appeal
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 21 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is set to hear arguments in the appeal of a 73-year-old man convicted last year in the fatal shooting of a fellow lobsterman at a bee farm. The Portland Press Herald reports attorneys... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rumford lawyer sues NFL over lost ‘Deflategate’ draft picksover his current caseload to other attorneys. He appealed the discipline and, b
Rumford lawyer sues NFL over lost ‘Deflategate’ draft picks
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
over his current caseload to other attorneys. He appealed the discipline and, by a March 7 interim order of an associate Maine Supreme Judicial Court justice, is permitted to practice law until the appeal is heard. A conference is scheduled in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Retired Penobscot County Probate Judge Allan Woodcock dies at 95practicing law in 1948. “Judge Woodcock was the quintessential gentleman judge
Retired Penobscot County Probate Judge Allan Woodcock dies at 95
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
practicing law in 1948. “Judge Woodcock was the quintessential gentleman judge,” Leigh I. Saufley, chief justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, said Tuesday. “He gave decades of his life to public service, and his commitment to Maine... Read more

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