NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT
STATE OF MAINE
SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT
NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT
Proposed amendments to the
Maine Rules of Unified Criminal Procedure
to clarify appearance and withdrawal of defense counsel;
forfeiture of posted bail; and hours of clerks’ offices
Comments due on or before March 15, 2017
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court invites comments on proposed amendments to the Maine Rules of Unified Criminal Procedure to clarify the rules regarding the appearance and withdrawal of defense counsel; forfeiture of posted bail; and hours of clerks’ offices. The proposed amendments are available at the link above..
Any comments must be filed with the Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Comments may be in writing mailed to the address below or in an email sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the comments are in an attachment to the email, the attachment must be a document in portable document format (.pdf). The Clerk’s Office will acknowledge receipt of the email via reply email.
All comments must contain (1) the name and mailing address of the individual submitting the comments, and (2) the name, mailing address, and primary telephone number of the organization (if any) on whose behalf the comments are submitted. An individual need not be an attorney to submit comments individually or on behalf of an organization.
Comments are public documents and may be posted on the Court’s website.
Dated: March 1, 2017
Matthew Pollack, Executive Clerk
Maine Supreme Judicial Court
205 Newbury Street Room 139
Portland, Maine 04112-0368