112 ABA Journal Maine articles.
President Joe Biden’s new nominees for U.S. solicitor general and for U.S. attorney in Manhattan, New York City, both clerked for U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland when he was a federal appeals judge, and both clerked for U.S. Supreme Court justices.
Aug 12, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
A Maine church and Christian residents of a county in Missouri have failed in their lawsuits challenging COVID-19 restrictions that have since been lifted.
Aug 3, 2021 9:38 AM CDT
A criminal defense lawyer in Augusta, Maine, has to wear a mask in his client’s jury trial this week after the state’s top court refused to consider his claim that the face covering would prejudice jurors.
Jul 20, 2021 1:08 PM CDT
A prominent defense lawyer in Maine has asked to withdraw from nearly 200 court-appointed cases after the state’s public defense agency opened an investigation into her firm.
Jul 13, 2021 3:00 PM CDT
Judge strikes down CDC eviction moratorium
U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker of Tyler, Texas, has struck down a moratorium on most residential evictions by the U.S. Centers for…
Feb 26, 2021 3:10 PM CST
California bar responds to disparate impact allegation regarding facial recognition technology
After receiving a Feb. 10 demand letter to remove facial recognition technology from the remote bar exam on…
Feb 17, 2021 4:45 PM CST
During the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more lawyers have worked remotely from home and practiced law primarily through electronic means. Some of these lawyers live in a different state than where they are licensed to practice law.
Dec 16, 2020 2:45 PM CST
The Maine agency responsible for hiring lawyers for poor defendants has repeatedly hired lawyers and staff members with criminal backgrounds and disciplinary issues, according to an investigative report.
Oct 8, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
At least 837 attorney-client calls were recorded by Maine jails in the last year in a “massive breach of attorney-client privilege,” according to an investigative report.
Jul 15, 2020 4:25 PM CDT
A Connecticut appeals court has vacated a judge’s order sealing two documents about a beach property that she owned in Maine after a law professor stepped in to argue for their release.
Feb 12, 2020 2:05 PM CST
Stephen King’s novella premiered as an adapted motion picture that earned seven Oscar nominations. The depictions of the adjustment challenges of reentry have been referenced in several professional journals on incarceration. But what of the significance?
Sep 26, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
Some formerly incarcerated people say it’s often not enough to meet their basic needs
Sep 11, 2019 2:49 PM CDT
New York is poised to join the increasing number of states that are banning gay and trans “panic defenses” in murder cases. As the ABA Journal reported in January, legislatures have increasingly considered this type of ban.
Jun 26, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
When Sen. Bernie Sanders championed voting rights for prisoners during a CNN town hall, he spotlighted an intensifying national debate about why going to prison means losing the right to vote.
Jun 14, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
Maine has adopted an ABA model rule that bars discrimination and harassment by lawyers.
Maine is the second state to adopt Rule 8.4(g) of the ABA Model Rules of Professional…
Jun 13, 2019 11:39 AM CDT
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