Supreme Judicial Court Calendar

Oral arguments are at the Cumberland County Courthouse in Portland unless otherwise indicated. Additional dates may be scheduled to accommodate workload.

Caution: This schedule is subject to change. The case summaries are prepared by Court staff for the convenience of the public and are not to be construed as statements of the Court.

Oral Arguments: Wednesday, November 3, 2021, by Videoconference

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Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary
9:45 a.m. Sag-21-77 Helge Riemann v. Kristina A. Toland Keith P. Richard; Kenneth P. Altshuler Parental rights and relocation of child; attorney fees

10:30 a.m. Kno-21-56 Karen S. Klein v. University of Maine System et al. William C. Herbert III; Sean V. Walton; Christopher C. Dinan; Laura A. Maher Personal injury; Maine Tort Claims Act; parking lot at "appurtenance" to building

11:15 a.m. Cum-21-113 Maquiot Bay LLC et al. v. Department of Marine Resources et al. David M. Kallin; Amy K. Olfene; Mark Randlett; Patrick W. Lyons; Jonathan W. Brogan; Trevor D. Savage Aquaculture lease; conflict of interest of town harbormaster; public trust doctrine; "riparian owner"; "discharge application"

Oral Arguments: Thursday, November 4, 2021, by Videoconference

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Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary
9:45 a.m. Yor-21-84 Kyle Berounsky v. Oceanside Rubbish, Inc. Jeffrey Bennett; William J. Wahrer; Ann M. Freemant Employment disability discrimination; statute of limitations

10:30 a.m. Yor-20-325 Neal L. Weinstein v. Old Orchard Beach Family Dentistry, LLC, et al. Neal L. Weinstein; Janna L. Gau Defamation; anti-SLAPP special motion to dismiss

11:15 a.m. Cum-21-90 Margaret Handlin v. Broadreach Public Relations, LLC Jeffrey Bennett; Carol I. Eisenberg Whistleblower Protection Act; motion for relief from judgment; electronic service of documents;

Future Dates

Oral Arguments Cases on Briefs
November 2, 3, 4, 2021 Week of November 15, 2021
December 7, 8, 9, 2021 Week of December 20, 2021
January 11, 12, 13, 2022 Week of January 24, 2022
February 8, 9, 10, 2022 Week of February 21, 2022
March 8, 9, 10, 2022  
April 5, 6, 7, 8, 2022 Week of April 18, 2022
May 9, 10, 11, 12, 2022 Week of May 23, 2022
June 6, 7, 8, 9, 2022 Week of June 20, 2022
July 12, 13, 14, 2022