Bob Cummins gives up his seat on the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services, contending state officials ‘don’t give a damn’ about reform.
Committee proposes a dispatchable unit of defense lawyers to work on cases in underserved rural courts.
Lawmakers stripped away penalties in favor of a 16-person committee to look at the problem.
Judge William Stokes denies Steven Clarke’s request to set aside 2016 plea deal.
Gov. Janet Mills instructs the Department of Corrections to work with lawmakers to protect attorney-client privilege in jails and prisons.
Frustrated by a lack of progress, ‘last resort’ lawsuit alleges a state commission violates defendants’ constitutional rights.
Legislation would mandate boaters pass an exam before operating a boat on inland waters.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court issued the ruling against Christopher Whalley on Feb. 17.
Steven Clarke gambles that a justice will let him take back his guilty plea.
Maine jails recorded nearly 1,000 calls from inmates to their attorneys at the Aroostook, Androscoggin, Franklin and Kennebec county jails. The Maine Monitor filed public records requests to obtain the records, which span June 2019 to May 2020. Public records requests...
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