Like Maine, New Hampshire in ‘unprecedented crisis’ with number of cases pending without an attorney
Much like Maine, New Hampshire courts are struggling to find enough lawyers to represent the state’s poor against criminal charges. Nearly 1,000 cases involving defendants in New Hampshire who cannot afford to hire their own lawyer are being continued because state...
Update: This chart has been updated to reflect graduation rates from Census.gov. The Maine Monitor has examined and compiled the levels of educational attainment by county in Maine. The following table can be sorted by those who have attained a high school...
Editor's Note: The Maine Monitor has partnered with digital storyteller Garrick Hoffman to syndicate his Intriguing Individuals Podcast. The Intriguing Individuals Podcast seeks to illuminate fascinating stories of intriguing people that may otherwise go unheard and...
Anita M. Madore shifted in her wooden pew at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Lewiston. It was 7 a.m. on a Thursday and the seats around her were mostly empty. The 84-year-old has attended mass six days a week since she was a small child, and...
Defense lawyers want murder indictments dismissed because Maine State Police heard confidential calls
Two murder defendants want their indictments thrown out after state investigators admitted listening to private phone calls they made in jail to their lawyers, newly filed court records show. Maine State Police detectives have said they heard parts of recorded phone...
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