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Professor Peter Pitegoff

Evolution of Community Economic Development

By Professor Peter Pitegoff

The evolution of community economic development over the past several decades has witnessed dramatic growth in scale and complexity. Indeed, new approaches to local development and related lawyering…

Professor Deirdre Smith

Parental Rights Matters in Maine Probate Courts: The Urgent Need for Reform

By Professor Deirdre Smith

Although Maine’s sixteen county-based probate courts are primarily associated with the administration of decedents’ estates, they have an important role with respect to children’s interests as well. Since their establishment in 1821…

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Marni Maynard '17Marni Maynard ’17 serves as Global Fellow for the Hawai’i Institute for Human Rights

Marni Maynard, a rising third year student at Maine Law, is serving as a Global Fellow for the Hawai’i Institute for Human Rights (HIHR) this summer. The Global Fellow works with the United Nations (UN) in New York and also with Joshua Cooper, Executive Director of HIHR, on projects for the UN in Geneva and Thailand.


Professor Jeff ThalerProfessor Thaler to visit Haiti to discuss environmental law

Jeff Thaler, a visiting professor at the University of Maine School of Law, will travel to Haiti at the end of May to help lawyers, students, faculty, and government officials discuss ways to develop a new system of environmental protection.

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