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: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 (via remote conferencing)

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Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary
8:30 a.m. Ken-20-179 Roque Island Gardner Homestead Corp. v. Town of Jonesport Peter L. Murray, Sage M. Friedman, John K. Hamer Property Taxes

Summary

Summary to be announced.

9:15 a.m. Han-20-119 Benjamin H. Hodgdon II v. State of Maine Jeremy Pratt, Ellen Simmons, Matthew J. Foster Ineffective assistance of counsel

Summary

Summary to be announced.

10:00 a.m. Ken-20-163 Stephen Doane v. Department of Health and Human Services Christopher C. Taintor, Thomas C. Bradley Provider participation in Maine Care

Summary

Sumamry to be announced.

10:45 a.m.

Cum-20-157

 

Cum-20-158

Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC v. Casey Clougherty

Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC v. Richard Docampo

Katherine Audet, Jonathan E. Selkowitz, Frank D'Alassandro Business records exception to hearsay rule

Summary

Summary to be announced.

Oral Arguments: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 (via remote conferencing)

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Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary
9:15 a.m. Pen-20-212 Zhanna Liliav v. Benjamin Liliav William B. Devoe, Kady S. Huff, James C. Munch III Spousal support; child support,; and division of marital property

Summary

Summary to be announced.

10:00 a.m. Ken-20-168 Joshua Gray v. Department of Public Safety Roger L. Hurley, Kent Avery Professional Licensing

Summary

Summary to be announced.

10:45 a.m. Cum-20-184 20 Thames Street LLC et al. v. Ocean State Job Lot of Maine LLC Glenn Israel, Seth W. Brewster, Micah A. Smart Claim preclusion
Summary

Sumamry to be announced.

11:30 a.m. Yor-20-206 US Bank National Association v. Martyn J. Young et al. Andrew J. Schaefer, Mark A. Kearns Sanctions for violation of pretrial order

Summary

Summary to be announced.

1:15 p.m. Pen-20-18 State of Maine v. Philip L. Clark Donald W. Macomber, David W. Bate Voluntariness of confession; recusal of Judge; adequate provocation of homicide

Summary

Summary to be announced.

Oral Arguments: Thursday, February 11, 2021 (via remote conferencing)

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Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary
9:15 a.m. Ken-20-322 State of Maine v. T.S. Maegan Maloney, Carries James, Walter F. McKee, Kurt Peterson Disposition in juvenile matter

Summary

Summary to be announced.

10:00 a.m. Cum-20-159 Fair Elections Portland, Inc., et al. v. City of Portland Benjamin Gaines, John R. Brautigam, Jennifer L. Thompson, Danielle West Chuhta City residents retition for charter amendment

Summary

Summary to be announced.

10:45 a.m. Pen-20-189 City of Old Town v. Expera Old Town, LLC Edmond J. Bearor, Jonathan P. Hunter, Jonathan A. Block, Olga J. Goldberg, Susanne F. Pilgrim Tax Assessment of property

Summary

Sumamry to be announced.

11:30 a.m. Pen-20-190 John Moyant v. Regina Petit et al. Eric G. Woodbury, Bronson Stephens, Kaighn Smith, Michael-Corey F. Hinton Exclusive jurisdiction of tribal courts

Summary

Summary to be announced.

1:15 p.m. BCD-20-164 MeridianMedical Systems, LLC, et al. v. Epix Therapeuties, Inc. et al. Randy J. Creswell, Courtney Worcester, Roger A. Lane Notice pleading standard

Summary

Summary to be announced.


Consideration of appeals on the briefs: Week of January 19, 2020

Docket Number Case Name
Pen-20-188 Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas v. Stephen L. Clifford
Sag-20-207 Martina Sullivan v. Samuel Kilborn
Yor-20-210 Pat Doe v. Robert Raiten
Yor-20-221 In re Child of Meghan G.
Pen-20-226 In re Child of Jacob W.
Han-20-237 In re Children of Harley D.

Future Dates

Oral Arguments Cases on Briefs
February 9, 10, 11, 12, 2021 Week of February 22, 2021
March 9, 10, 11, 12, 2021  
April 6, 7, 8, 9, 2021 Week of April 19, 2021
May 4, 5, 6, 7, 2021 Week of May 17, 2021
June 1, 2, 3, 4, 2021 Week of June 14, 2021
July 13, 14, 15, 2021 Week of July 12, 2021