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

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Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary
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
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.

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

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

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Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary
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

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Time Docket Number Case Name Attorneys Topics & Summary
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




Future Dates

Oral Arguments Cases on Briefs
May 9, 10, and 11, 2022 Week of May 23, 2022
June 6, 7, 8, and 9, 2022 Week of June 20, 2022
July 5 and 6, 2022 Week of July 5, 2022
September 6, 7, and 8, 2022 Week of September 19, 2022
October 4, 5, and 6, 2022 Week of October 17, 2022
November 1, 2, and 3, 2022 Week of November 14, 2022
December 6, 7, and 8, 2022 Week of December 19, 2022
January 10, 11, and 12, 2023 Week of January 23, 2023
February 7, 8, and 9, 2023 Week of February 20, 2023
March 7, 8, and 9, 2023  
April 4, 5, and 6, 2023 Week of April 17, 2023
May 9, 10, and 11, 2023 Week of May 22, 2023
June 6, 7, and 8, 2023 Week of June 19, 2023
July 11, 12, and 13, 2023 Week of July 10, 2023