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- September 15, 2017: Maine Chief Justice Commemorates Constitution Day – September 18, 2017. Maine Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Leigh I. Saufley today urged the Maine public, along with Maine’s teachers and educators to recognize our nation’s Constitution Day, which is September 17, 2017. This year Constitution Day will be observed, nationwide, on the following day, Monday, September 18. Watch video | See press release with links to educational materials.
- Sept. 13, 2017: SJC invites comments on proposed amendments to the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure to allow for electronic filing of Violation Summons and Complaint and to clarify time for payment of fines. Comments due by September 27, 2017.
- September 12, 2017: SJC invites comments on proposed amendments to the Maine Rules for Guardians Ad Litem to adopt standard billing procedures and to require reports of compliance with assigned tasks. Comments due by September 26, 2017.
- September 11, 2017: Maine Supreme Judicial Court Responds to Hurricane Tragedies. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court today encouraged Maine lawyers to provide pro bono legal services to Hurricane Harvey victims, in response to the Texas Supreme Court permitting lawyers in good standing who are licensed in other states to provide free legal services to hurricane victims in need.
- September 11, 2017: Supreme Judicial Court to Hold Court at Freeport, Mountain Valley (Rumford) and Westbrook High Schools – Fall 2017. The Supreme Judicial Court today announced its schedule for visiting Maine high schools this fall. For the past dozen years, the Court has held oral arguments in actual appellate cases in high schools around the state.
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