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November 25, 2019: Supreme Judicial Court invites members of the Bar to update their interest in serving on a number of advisory committes by December 31, 2019. See the Notice of Opportunity to Serve on Advisory Committees on Maine Rules of Court for more information.
November 20, 2019: The next meeting of the Pretrial Justice Reform Task Force will take place November 25, 2019 from 1 to 4:30 pm. The meeting will be held in the Chamberlain Conference Room at the Capital Judicial Center, 1 Court Street, Augusta, ME. The meeting is open to the public.
November 14, 2019: Law Court invites amicus briefs on whether evidence that had been suppressed in a criminal matter as unlawfully obtained may be used in deciding the State's motion to terminate a deferred disposition in another criminal matter. Amicus briefs due by February 14, 2020.
November 1, 2019: Law Court invites amicus briefs regarding the application of firearms prohibitions to a person who is an "unlawful user of" or "addicted to" marijuana. Amicus briefs due by December 2, 2019.
November 1, 2019: Law Court invites amicus briefs on whether the Juvenile Court should have "expressly further limit[ed]" the indeterminate commitment of a juvenile as permitted by 15 M.R.S. § 3316(2)(A). Amicus briefs due by November 25, 2019.
October 28, 2019: Supreme Judicial Court invites comments on proposed amendments to the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure as part of a project of civil process improvement. Comments due by Friday, December 13, 2019.
October 11, 2019: Katahdin Counsel Recognition Program ceremonies held to honor Maine attorneys for pro bono legal service contributions.
October 4, 2019: Supreme Judicial Court to hold court at Gorham, Old Town, Houlton High Schools October 8-10.
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