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Professor Jennifer WrigginsMaine’s made progress on domestic violence, but the job isn’t done

By Professor Jennifer Wriggins

If you go to almost any state court in the U.S. on any given day, you’ll likely see judges and court staff dealing with cases involving domestic violence. This is a huge improvement over 45 years ago when government ignored domestic violence and victims lacked remedies…

Professor Jeff ThalerHot times: why you should focus on regulations, not courtrooms

By Visiting Professor Jeffrey Thaler

On August 20, 2018 the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Spokane, Washington was 306 – meaning it was not only deemed “hazardous” to residents, but also was more than double the AQIs that day of Beijing, China (81) and Delhi, India (173). The Spokane hazards are due to some of the worst wildfires on record…

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Associate Professor Thea JohnsonProfessor Thea Johnson named Runner-Up for 2019 AALS Section on Criminal Justice Junior Scholar Award

Thea Johnson, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Maine School of Law, has been named the runner-up for the “Section on Criminal Justice Junior Scholar Award” for her most recent paper, “Fictional Pleas.”

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New officers elected for Maine Law Student Bar Association

The student body at the University of Maine School of Law recently elected new officers and class representatives for the Student Bar Association (SBA). The mission of the SBA is to foster a community at Maine Law through educational, professional, and social events.

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