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UMPI students offered accelerated pathway to Maine Law degree

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The University of Maine School of Law is offering students at the University of Maine at Presque Isle an accelerated pathway to law school under an agreement signed by the two institutions last week.

Maine ACLU sues over citizenship checks on Concord Coach buses

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The Maine American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit demanding the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Customs and Border Protection turn over information about citizenship...

Maine lawsuit alleges national trucking firm's employment screenings violated ADA

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A lawsuit filed Monday in Portland alleges that an Iowa-based national trucking firm violated federal law by using a pre-employment “back assessment” to screen out and reject job...

Walmart sued over Augusta employee's disability discrimination claim

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Walmart Inc. violated federal law by failing to reassign a long-term employee after she became disabled while working at one of its stores in Augusta, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Judge rules Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens can proceed with expansion

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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens can proceed with its $30 million expansion thanks to a federal ruling earlier this week. A judge approved a consent agreement that settles two lawsuits filed against...

Justice Department 'antitrust' probe includes Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges

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The U.S. Department of Justice has notified Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges that they are included in an investigation into whether U.S. colleges and universities are violating antitrust laws by...

Maine Law students gear up for busy summer as Rural Practice Fellows

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The University of Maine School of Law will send more students to rural areas this summer in its efforts to improve legal representation for people living outside major population centers.

Maine joins Clean Air lawsuit against Trump EPA

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Maine Attorney General Janet Mills joined a coalition of 15 attorneys general and the City of Chicago on Thursday in a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration is ignoring its legal duty to control...

SEC charges Michael Liberty with $48M scheme to defraud investors

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Michael Liberty, a Gray native and founder of the fintech startup now known as Mozido Inc., with a scheme to trick hundreds of investors into...

Maine's Bureau of Financial Institutions warns about online banking scams

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Maine's Bureau of Financial Institutions issued a warning Monday about a scam involving updates to financial institutions' online banking platforms.