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Bangor Daily News
Dana Wilson in Florida jail on probation violation in child pornography caseor if Wilson would be returned to Maine. The judge allowed Wilson to remain fr
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
or if Wilson would be returned to Maine. The judge allowed Wilson to remain free on bail while he appealed his case to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. The justices unanimously upheld his conviction on Nov. 17, 2015. Wilson reported to the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
What awaits Maine lawmakers when they return for a special sessionthe largest is the ranked-choice voting law enacted last year during a statewid
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
the largest is the ranked-choice voting law enacted last year during a statewide referendum. An advisory opinion by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court found the law at odds with the Maine Constitution. Republicans and Democrats have been unable to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Most Maine professionals no longer get a free pass on jury dutythe legislation ended jury duty exemptions for a broad swath of professionals.
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
the legislation ended jury duty exemptions for a broad swath of professionals. The amendment was proposed on behalf of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, which oversees the administration of the court system, and unanimously endorsed by the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Lawyers for Noyes Street landlord quit over lack of paymentlast week, a judge ruled that the landlord’s lawyers don’t have to handle his a
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
last week, a judge ruled that the landlord’s lawyers don’t have to handle his appeal to Maine’s top court for free. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday granted Matthew Nichols and Sarah Churchill’s request to withdraw from the appeal,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Court orders Maine internet company to pay fee of more than $400Ktax, Leoni said. Property tax must be based on just value, which the fee was no
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
tax, Leoni said. Property tax must be based on just value, which the fee was not, he said — in its recent decision the Maine Supreme Judicial Court affirmed that the assessment was a fee, not a tax. The Three Ring Binder, Leoni said, was the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Fate of condemned dogs in high court’s handsto die after they attacked and killed a Boston bull terrier and injured its own
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
to die after they attacked and killed a Boston bull terrier and injured its owner last year in Winslow now rests with the Maine Supreme Judicial Court after justices considered on Friday the appeal of the kill order. At issue is whether the Maine... Read more
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Island Packet
Editorials from around New Englandthe way that most everything is now available — online. That was the argument
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
the way that most everything is now available — online. That was the argument made by Leigh Saufley, chief justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, when she lobbied the Legislature for the money — taxpayer money — to fund the digitization... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Man serving life sentence for rape, murder seeks new triala new analysis shows that a sock used to gag the victim did not have his DNA on
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
a new analysis shows that a sock used to gag the victim did not have his DNA on it. An attorney for Foster Bates told the Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday that the DNA of three other men was found on the sock. He said that raises... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Court documents are public, whether online or on paperand runs counter to the task force’s charge. The Judicial Branch Transparency
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
and runs counter to the task force’s charge. The Judicial Branch Transparency and Privacy Task Forcewas created by Maine Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Leigh Saufley after she lobbied lawmakers to approve the $15 million to digitize... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Man serving life for murder seeks new trial based on new DNA evidencethere was enough other evidence 15 years ago, including his semen found in the
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
there was enough other evidence 15 years ago, including his semen found in the victim’s vagina, to convict Bates. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court will hear arguments in the case Thursday at Freeport High School during their annual fall road... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Fears mount that big money ‘from away’ will destroy the charm of a Maine beach villagePoliquin wanted to open the club to public membership, abutters on both sides s
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Poliquin wanted to open the club to public membership, abutters on both sides sued, eventually taking the case to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Eventually, the club failed and the original 5,000 square-foot house was sold in July 2015 to... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Aroostook County man's conviction for indecent conduct overturnedPORTLAND, Maine (Portland Press Herald) — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on T
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 15 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine (Portland Press Herald) — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday struck down an Aroostook County man’s conviction for indecent conduct because the man exposed himself in pictures exchanged on Facebook rather than exposing... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Aroostook County man's conviction for indecent conduct overturnedPORTLAND, Maine (Portland Press Herald) — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on T
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 15 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine (Portland Press Herald) — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday struck down an Aroostook County man’s conviction for indecent conduct because the man exposed himself in pictures exchanged on Facebook rather than exposing... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine has a way forward on ranked-choice voting. Lawmakers should take it.altering some of our oldest and most venerable traditions and practices. Also,
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
altering some of our oldest and most venerable traditions and practices. Also, as a result of last May’s opinion by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, parts of ranked-choice voting appear to be on a collision course with the Maine... Read more

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