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Maine lawmakers to consider 15 criminal justice bills

Maine lawmakers to consider 15 criminal justice bills

Lawmakers will consider more than two dozen bills this session that seek to reform the state’s criminal justice system, some of which were carried over from last year and others that move recommendations forward from task forces and committees. Other bills could be...
Due process? A court system in the crosshairs

Due process? A court system in the crosshairs

Maine’s criminal justice system is coming under heavy scrutiny as the legislative session begins, with dozens of proposed bills addressing concerns about inconsistent practices and services, fairness and a lack of hard data on how courts are functioning. Dozens of...