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2023 Published Opinions

Opinion # Case Date
2023 ME 10 State of Maine v. Douglas E. Wilcox January 26, 2023
2023 ME 9 Fair Elections Portland, Inc., et al. v City of Portland January 26, 2023
2023 ME 8 Maine Coalition to Stop Smart Meters v. Public Utilities Commission et al. January 24, 2023
2023 ME 7 State of Maine v. Mark D. Penley January 19, 2023
2023 ME 6 Andrew H. Proctor v. Christina S. Childs January 17, 2023
2023 ME 5 Nadine R. Aubuchon v. Franklin D. Blaisdell Jr. January 12, 2023
2023 ME 4 State of Maine v. Brandon J. Gibb January 12, 2023
2023 ME 3 Ashley L. Whitmore v. Nicholas A. Whitmore January 10, 2023
2023 ME 2 Pat Doe v. James H. Walsh January 5, 2023
2023 ME 1 Premier Diagnostics v. Invitae Corporation January 5, 2023


Older Opinions

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Opinions have been published online since January 1997. Decisions published online should be cited in the following style:
Dutil v. Burns
, 1997 ME 1, ¶ 2, 687 A.2d 639.

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