Due Process: In Review

Due Process: In Review

For 27 years, Tony Pushard was in and out of a county jail or the state prison. His lengthy rap sheet includes convictions for disorderly conduct, assault, drug trafficking, burglary, theft, failing to appear in court and violating conditions of release. The Augusta...
The disparities of deferred dispositions

The disparities of deferred dispositions

As diversion clerk, Katherine Ellis works with many different types of people facing charges in Cumberland County. Her job in the district attorney’s office is to help people after they admit to committing a crime but have been given a chance to wipe the slate clean...
A breaking wave

A breaking wave

Stonington, the state of Maine’s top fishing port in landed value, is facing seismic change. By mid-century, its lobster fishery could drop by 15 to 20 percent due to warming ocean waters, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute predicts. Tethered to the mainland by a...