NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT

[pdf version of this notice]
[Proposed amendment]

STATE OF MAINE
SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT

NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT

Proposed amendments to the
Maine Rules of Appellate Procedure
to classify appeals from orders
denying motions to modify conditions of probation
as criminal discretionary appeals

Comments must be filed by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court invites comments on a proposed amendment to the Maine Rules of Appellate Procedure that would classify appeals from orders denying motions to modify conditions of probation as criminal discretionary appeals. The proposed amendments are posted on the Court's website at the link above.

Any comments must be filed with the Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.  Comments may be in writing, mailed to the address below, or in an email sent to lawcourt.clerk@courts.maine.gov.  If the comments are in an attachment to the email, the attachment must be a document in portable document format (.pdf).  The Clerk's Office will acknowledge receipt of the email via reply email.

All comments must contain (1) the name and mailing address of the individual submitting the comments, and (2) the name, mailing address, and primary telephone number of the organization (if any) on whose behalf the comments are submitted.  An individual need not be an attorney to submit comments individually or on behalf of an organization.

Comments are public documents and may be posted on the Court's website.

Dated: April 10, 2019

Matthew Pollack, Executive Clerk
Maine Supreme Judicial Court
205 Newbury Street Room 139
Portland, Maine 04112-0368
(207) 822-4146