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Professor Jennifer WrigginsMaine’s new vaccination law balances democracy and public health

By Professor Jennifer Wriggins

Let’s praise Maine’s legislators both for the way they conducted the hearing on a bill to reduce exemptions from school vaccination requirements and for the decisions they made in passing the bill. Part of government’s job is to protect people, especially kids, from dangerous infectious diseases; vaccinations are the best tool science has found to do that…

Professor Peter PitegoffEconomic Justice Fellowship Program

By Professor Peter Pitegoff

With grant support from the Maine Justice Foundation, Maine Law has launched a new Economic Justice Fellowship Program to support legal training in community economic development law and to continue building capacity for clinical practice and advocacy in affordable housing and community revitalization…

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2019 Graduates

Complete list of awards for the Maine Law Class of 2019

More than two dozen academic achievement and leadership awards were presented to graduates at the commencement of the University of Maine School of Law, held Saturday, May 25 at Merrill Auditorium in Portland. The awards were presented by Legal Writing Professor Sara Wolff, who serves as chair of the Awards Committee.

Allison KuhnsAllison Kuhns awarded 2019 Shur-Frinsko Award for Municipal Law and Local Government

Allison Kuhns, a second year student at the University of Maine School of Law, has been awarded the 2019 Shur-Frinsko Award for Municipal and Local Governance. The Award goes annually to a Maine Law student, who has demonstrated academic excellence and accomplishment in the areas of municipal law, land use, or local governance, with a commitment to and capacity for further contribution to the field.

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