Live Stream

The Supreme Judicial Court provides live audio streaming of all of its oral arguments, and video streaming of high-profile cases. In addition, recordings of the arguments are available for approximately two weeks after the arguments. If you experience problems watching or listening to the stream, please email lawcourt.clerk@courts.maine.gov so that we may determine if there is a technical issue or a common problem for listeners that we can address. Please include information on what device you were using to listen (PC, Mac, iOS, or Android) and, if on a PC or Mac, what browser you were using.

Live Streaming

The live stream will be active only while the Court is in session and on the bench. The schedule of the Court's next oral argument session, with a summary of the issues in each case, is on the Court's Calendar page.

The stream for each argument will begin approximately five minutes before the argument is scheduled to begin, but will be muted until the Court takes the bench. To watch or listen to the stream, use the player below. The player has controls that allow you to watch or listen on YouTube and to make the stream fullscreen.

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Recordings

The recordings of arguments are available here shortly after the day of argument through the Friday two weeks after the argument.

To listen to a stream, click on the button in the right-hand column of the table below to be taken to the Vimeo page with the video that contains the audio of the argument with a static image.

 

CMP Corridor Arguments, May 10, 2022

In addition to the audio recordings provided below, the recordings of the video stream of the arguments in Russell Black et al. v. Bureau of Parks and Lands et al. and NECEC Transmission LLC et al. v. Bureau of Parks and Lands et al., the cases concerning the CMP corridor, are temporarily available in an unedited video on the Court's YouTube channel. Final edited versions of the videos will be posted below soon.

 

Oral Arguments: Monday, May 9, 2022, Cumberland County Courthouse, Portland

Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary Audio
9:50 a.m. Lin-21-306 29 McKown LLC et al. v. Town of Boothbay Harbor et al.

Kristin M. Collins; Stephen E.F. Langsdorf; Scott D. Anderson; John A. Cunningham 

Zoning/land use



10:40 a.m. Ken-21-314 Covenant Healt, Inc., et al. v. Maine Human Rights Commission 

David Strock; Jonathan Rue; Barbara Archer Hirsch; Kit Thomson Crossman

Immunity under Maine Health Security Act; mootness of appeal



11:30 a.m. Cum-21-413 In re Weapons Restriction of J.

Carlos Diaz; Lawrence C. Winger

Weapon restriction orders



1:30 p.m. Yor-21-351 Timothy M. Convery et al. v. Town of Wells

Taylor A. Asen; John J. Wall, III

Municipal immunity



2:20 p.m. Pen-21-348 Estate of Albert L. Bean Sr. v. City of Bangor et al.

Kirk D. Bloomer; Frederick F. Costlow

Municipal immunity



 

Oral Arguments: Tuesday, May 10, 2022, Cumberland County Courthouse, Portland

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Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary Audio
9:00 a.m. And-21-288 State of Maine v. Hillary Hemminger Patricia A. Mador; Rory A. McNamara

OUI; jury selection; sentencing



9:50 a.m. Aro-21-291 State of Maine v. Pedro J. Rosario

Matthew A. Hunter; Rory A. McNamara

Trafficking in scheduled drugs; search and seizure; sequestration of witnesses; jury instructions; sentencing



10:40 a.m. Lin-21-283 Pat Doe v. Wade Jay Melissa L. Martin; Richard L. Rhoda; David J. Bobrow Discovery in protection-from-abuse matters



1:30 p.m.  BCD-21-257 Russell Black et al. v. Bureau of Parks and Lands et al.

For additional information, visit the High Profile Case Page

2:40 p.m. BCD-21-416 NECEC Transmission LLC et al. v. Bureau of Parks and Lands et al.

For additional information, visit the High Profile Case Page



Oral Arguments: Wednesday, May 11, 2022, morning at Biddeford High School

Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary Audio
9:15 a.m. Cum-21-254 State of Maine v. Joshua Beeler Alvah H. Chalifour; Rory A. McNamara OUI; evidence of reliability of intoxilyzer machine



10:05 a.m. Pen-21-256 State of Maine v. Derric McLain Jason Horn; Hunter J. Tzovarras Trafficking in scheduled drugs; search and seizure; waiver of right to counsel



10:55 a.m. Oxf-21-273 Kim Boivin v. Somatex Inc. James J. MacAdam; Matthew T. Mehalic; Trevor D. Savage

Negligence; negligent infliction of emotional distress



 

Oral Arguments: Wednesday, May 11, 2022, afternoon at Cumberland County Courthouse, Portland

Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary Audio
1:30 p.m. Oxf-21-302 State of Maine v. Rondon Athayde Donald W. Macomber; Rory A. McNamara Murder; voluntariness of statements; jury instructions; causation; sentencing



2:20 p.m. Cum-21-275 State of Maine v. Joshua Lovell  Johanna L. Gauvrea; Rory A. McNamara 

Trafficking in scheduled drugs; search and seizure




Court's farewell to The Honorable Thomas E. Humphrey, who is retiring as an Associate Justice effective May 31, 2022. Justice Humphrey will then become an Active Retired Justice of the Court.