With the launch of this blog, we seek to discuss issues relating to appeals and appellate law in Maine, including the activities and decisions of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and First Circuit Court of Appeals relevant to Maine, and other participants in the Maine appellate community.

Independent claims


Returning to the world of real CLE, Monday I participated in the MSBA’s seminar on Rule 80Bs and 80Cs, and learned useful things from the other presenters, Denis Culley and Mary Denison….

Film School


Once again my alma mater, Northwestern, is on the cutting edge.  The September 8 National Law Journal reports that this fall CLE credits can be earned at NU by attending discussions about 3…

Drug nation


What percentage of insured Americans are currently on a precribed drug?  Over 50%. How does this affect litigation?  There’s an article in the August 25 National Law Journal about questioni…

Upcoming CLE


I will be speaking September 16 in Freeport at a half-day (1.0 ethics credits!) MSBA seminar sponsored by the New Lawyers section.  (https://www.mainebar.org/cle_event_show.asp?id=2381)  I’l…