Stories about Maine Supreme Judicial Court


New trial ordered in lead exposure dispute between renters, landlord

By Darren Fishell on May 06, 2014, at 1:50 p.m.
Leigh Saufley

CMP kept $2.6 million too much in customer deposit money, court rules

By Seth Koenig on April 08, 2014, at 5:49 p.m.
Ralph Nader is shown in January 2007.

Maine supreme court tells lower court judge to dismiss Ralph Nader lawsuit over 2004 election

By Judy Harrison on May 23, 2013, at 12:45 p.m.
A new Central Maine Power smart meter displays electricity usage at a business in Freeport in fall 2010.

Maine Public Utilities Commission didn’t address smart meter safety, court says

By DAVID SHARP,The Associated Press on July 12, 2012, at 8:03 p.m.

Maine supreme court sends land-use dispute back to Harpswell appeals board

By Christopher Cousins on July 11, 2012, at 6:51 p.m.

Oakfield wind-to-energy project gets Maine DEP permit

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 18, 2012, at 9:18 p.m.

Maine high court hears appeals on the road

The Associated Press on Oct. 12, 2011, at 5:27 a.m.
Chief Justice Leigh Saufley

Portland high school students take in high court arguments

By Seth Koenig on Oct. 11, 2011, at 12:30 p.m.
Bishop Richard J. Malone is installed as the 11th Bishop of Portland at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland in 2004.

Bishop invokes God’s blessing for legal community at Red Mass in Portland

By Judy Harrison on Sept. 30, 2011, at 9:18 p.m.
Ralph Nader gestures during a news conference in Portland in October 2004. Nader's legal team went before Maine's highest court Wednesday in what could be his final bid to sue Democrats and others he claims conspired to keep him off the 2004 ballot in Maine and more than a dozen other states.

Maine supreme court hears Ralph Nader appeal

By DAVID SHARP, The Associated Press on Sept. 14, 2011, at 7:44 p.m.
Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader speaks during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, in Portland, Maine.

Court to consider if state’s frivolous lawsuit statute applies to Nader’s case

By Judy Harrison on Sept. 12, 2011, at 9:37 p.m.

Maine Supreme Judicial Court announces high school visits in October

By Judy Harrison on Sept. 04, 2011, at 5:35 p.m.

State Supreme Court to hear appeal of clergy sex abuse lawsuit

By Judy Harrison on Sept. 03, 2011, at 6:24 p.m.

Maine high court ensures beach access at low tide

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 30, 2011, at 12 p.m.

Maine’s high court outlines how to set sexual predators’ supervised release

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 25, 2011, at 7:30 p.m.

Partisan battle looms as Maine redistricting plan due

By Eric Russell on Aug. 12, 2011, at 2:42 p.m.

Court finds money may be deducted from prison inmates’ accounts to pay fines

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 02, 2011, at 7:37 p.m.

Police may not charge drivers stopped just to obtain information, Maine court rules

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 02, 2011, at 7:26 p.m.

Justices hear Millinocket’s appeal in elimination of recreation director’s job

By Judy Harrison on June 14, 2011, at 2:17 p.m.

Justices hear arguments in colleague’s decision over law firm sanctions

By Judy Harrison on June 13, 2011, at 10:29 p.m.