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Associate Professor Richard ChenCrafting Precedent

By Associate Professor Richard Chen

This month, the Harvard Law Review published a book review titled “Crafting Precedent,” which I coauthored with Judge Paul Watford, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Marco Basile. We reviewed a recently published treatise called The Law of Judicial Precedent…

Professor Peter PitegoffCommunity Development and Economic Justice

By Professor Peter Pitegoff

On the coast of Maine in 1978, an emerging community development organization helped secure financing to successfully rebuild a fish processing plant that had been destroyed by fire. Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), founded a year earlier by Ron Phillips…

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Bryn Gallagher '18Maine Center for Juvenile Policy and Law co-hosts Youth Justice Summit

On November 17th, Maine Law’s newly launched Maine Center for Juvenile Policy and Law (MCJPAL) and the University of Southern Maine’s Justice Policy Program hosted a juvenile justice summit, Youth Justice in Maine: Imagining a New Future. This event convened more than 100 national and local experts, juvenile justice practitioners, and youth voices, all of whom are committed to improving youth justice in Maine.

Michael Miller '19Maine Law honors wounded veterans with designated parking space

Wounded combat veterans will soon have a designated parking space at the University of Maine School of Law. Early next year, a parking space near the law building will be marked and reserved for recipients of the Purple Heart Medal, awarded to U.S. armed forces members who are wounded in battle, and family members of those killed in battle.

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