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A Community Development Law Moment

By Professor Peter Pitegoff

At Maine Law, the summer of 2019 marks a high point for the study of Community Economic Development Law. Three developments converged to advance this ongoing project. First, the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), the primary institutional membership organization for legal education, established a provisional Section on Community Economic Development…

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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Maine Law plans centennial celebration in honor of Judge Frank M. Coffin

This October, the University of Maine School of Law is planning a special two-part program celebrating the extraordinary life and legacy of the late Judge Frank M. Coffin in honor of his centennial year. The program of events will focus on the Judge’s own life and his substantial contributions to the public good.

Ann ParrentAnn Parrent joins Maine Law as Director of Career Services

The University of Maine School of Law, the state’s public and only law school, has hired Ann Parrent as director of Career Services. A Michigan native, Ann received her B.A. from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

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