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Due Process: Legislative Limbo

Due Process: Legislative Limbo

Legislative limbo The Maine Legislature adjourned on March 17 due to concerns about the coronavirus. But lawmakers feel the pressure to decide on more than 450 bills before new representatives are elected in November. Don’t Miss Maine’s Important StoriesSubscribe to...
Due Process: When bail doesn’t work

Due Process: When bail doesn’t work

Doug Dunbar battled alcoholism for the better part of two decades until he spent 136 days in jail in 2017 and 2018 for an OUI conviction. Now, Dunbar is an advocate for bail reform. Photo by Gabe Souza. When bail doesn’t work Efforts to eliminate cash bail are...
Commission in the crosshairs

Commission in the crosshairs

Commission in the crosshairs Attorneys, criminal justice advocates and former prisoners share thoughts about the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services during marathon public hearing Don’t Miss Maine’s Important StoriesSubscribe to Pine Tree Watch today!...