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Piscataquis County joins lawsuit against owner of Greenville area ski lodge

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The Piscataquis County Commission has joined the state in a lawsuit against the owner of the Big Squaw Mountain ski area.

Legal challenge to Bar Harbor ferry zoning shot down

A Maine Superior Court judge has rejected a challenge to a Bar Harbor zoning amendment that allows redevelopment of the Eden Street ferry terminal.

What's next now that federal judge rules ACA is unconstitutional?

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Friday's ruling by a federal judge in Texas that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional plunged President Obama's landmark health care law into uncertainty once again.

Portland wins record judgment against non-responsive landlord

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The Maine Supreme Judicial Court upheld on Tuesday a record judgment for the City of Portland against a non-responsive landlord.

Rockland man pleads guilty to health care fraud, embezzlement

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U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced Tuesday that Michael A. Morrison, 42, of Rockland, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of Maine to health care fraud and embezzlement from a...

Brunswick lawyer disbarred over misuse of funds totaling $287K

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Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar announced Wednesday that Brunswick lawyer James Whittemore will not be allowed to practice law for 10 years, citing serious professional and ethical violations...

Maine Law's Rural Law Fellowship project delivers on its promise in Skowhegan

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Third-year law student Ryan Rutledge has accepted a position as an associate attorney with Mills, Shay, Lexier & Talbot in Skowhegan. Rutledge is a two-time recipient of the Maine Law Rural Law...

Ex-lawmaker and securities agent convicted of bilking two widows out of $3M

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A former Maine lawmaker and securities agent was convicted by a jury on Nov. 7 in Penobscot County Superior Court of 15 criminal counts involving theft, securities fraud, intentional evasion of Maine...

Court sides with Damariscotta in Main Street development suit

Opponents of the proposed 435 Main St. development in Damariscotta have until Nov. 23 to appeal a Maine Superior Court decision that has dealt a setback to their lawsuit.

Women have a growing presence in law firms, but lag behind men in leadership roles and pay

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While women have a growing presence in law firms, the number of women drops off as they rise in the ranks. And their compensation drops. To address the problem, Maine law firms are looking to even...

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