Justices invite amicus briefs on the “proper test” Maine should use to determine speedy trial violations.
Bobby Nightingale’s trial is scheduled to begin on August 15 in Caribou.
Like Maine, New Hampshire in ‘unprecedented crisis’ with number of cases pending without an attorney
Few Maine lawyers have offered to help tackle the backlog amid high caseloads and lower pay.
Defense lawyers want murder indictments dismissed because Maine State Police heard confidential calls
The lawyers for Bobby Nightingale and Jaquile Coleman seek to have the charges thrown out because of alleged attorney-client privilege violations.
Fraternal Order of Police endorses Paul LePage’s 2022 campaign for governor.
Gov. Janet Mills said she will work with the attorney general and Legislature, but did not commit to a specific solution.
Justice Michaela Murphy’s ruling means as many as 7,200 plaintiffs could join action against state public defense commission.
Law enforcement officials listened to dozens of those recordings, Aroostook County data show.
Maine’s public defense agency reports only 224 attorneys are accepting assignments to new criminal and child protection cases from courts.
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