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.

Silsby edified


In my June 27, 2008 posting, I noted my confusion about an 80B decision, Silsby v. Belch, 2008 ME 104: http://www.courts.state.me.us/court_info/opinions/2008%20documents/08me104si.pdf and…

Mem Decs


Here’s an interesting tidbit I learned last week.  When an ordinary decision comes down from SJC, the clerk contacts the parties so they have notice before the decision appears on the Court’…