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Professor Jeff Thaler

Reflections on My Fulbright Journey to China

By Visiting Associate Professor Jeff Thaler

Twelve time zones and over 7,000 miles separate the University of Maine School of Law from Kunshan, China. However, during my recent work as a Fulbright Specialist in China, I was amazed by the many similarities that I found both in daily life and with the legal issues on which I teach and lawyer…

Professor Charles NorchiGive away Greenland? It’s been done before

By Professor Charles Norchi

To President Trump’s offer to buy Greenland, the Danish prime minister responded “absurd.” After all, Greenland is under the sovereignty of Denmark. But how did Denmark acquire dominion over all of Greenland? Europeans first encountered Greenland in the year 900 when Eric the Red, an Icelander of Norwegian origin, arrived on the southwest coast…

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission appoints Scot Draeger ’99 to Asset Management Advisory Committee

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed Scot Draeger, a 1999 graduate of the University of Maine School of Law, to join the newly formed Asset Management Advisory Committee. Draeger is President-Elect, Director of Wealth Management, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer at R.M. Davis.

Camden, MaineRural Lawyer Project: Summer 2019

Established in 2017, the Rural Lawyer Project is designed to provide students with direct exposure to rural practice and inspire them to consider pursuing careers in these communities. This past summer, the program’s third, four Rural Law Fellows worked full-time at law firms in Maine’s less populous communities.

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