Faculty Research Blog
By Professor Jennifer B. Wriggins
Vice President Mike Pence recently said that Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, was a “tireless champion of … the rule of law,” but the real champions of the rule of law are millions of Americans who strive every day to keep our democracy strong and make it better.
Arpaio is not one of those millions.
Instead, Arpaio, who is a GOP candidate for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican Jeff Flake, was found guilty of criminal contempt after a trial in federal court last year for refusing to abide a judge’s order ..
By Professor Don Zillman
I’m delighted to report that Oxford University Press has just published Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions (editors: Donald Zillman, Martha Roggenkamp, LeRoy Paddock, and Lee Godden). The book is the work of 37 authors from 23 countries…
Hilary Rapkin ‘93, Chief Legal Officer at WEX, Inc., will receive the award during the Maine Law Commencement Ceremony on May 26. She has worked at WEX, Inc. for more than two decades, and is currently responsible for overseeing WEX’s global legal, regulatory compliance, government affairs, and corporate philanthropy functions.
The Hon. John Woodcock, Jr., Senior United States District Judge for the District of Maine, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s commencement for the University of Maine School of Law on May 26. The graduation ceremony will begin at 10:00 am at Merrill Auditorium in Portland. Maine
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