Category Archives: Maine Law

LAW COURT POINTS OUT FOLLY OF WITHIN 1,000′ OF A SCHOOL LAW.

Law Court Points Out Folly of Within-1,000’-Of-A-School Law. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., March 15, 2019. In State v. Brown, 2019 ME 41, decided March 13, 2019, David T. Brown appealed his 4 counts of conviction for aggravated trafficking

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THE BOTTLENECK THAT IS MAINE’S OFFICE OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE.

Posted by  Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., February 25, 2019 THE BOTTLENECK THAT IS MAINE’S OFFICE OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE. In Maine, a person charged with a first-offense OUI will face a 150-day license suspension imposed administratively by the BMV, and a

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POLICE & FACEBOOK SHAMING — THE DIGITAL STOCKS.

POLICE & FACEBOOK SHAMING — THE DIGITAL STOCKS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, December 20, 2018. The Brunswick Police Department has joined the Auburn Police Department, publishing booking photos on their department Facebook pages of

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OPERATING AFTER HABITUAL OFFENDER REVOCATION – “PUBLIC WAY.”

Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., December 4, 2018. OPERATING AFTER HABITUAL OFFENDER REVOCATION – “PUBLIC WAY.” The statutes that define operating after habitual offender revocation (OAR), 17- A M.R.S. §2557-A, and aggravated operating

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CLASS B OUI BASED ON PRIOR MANSLAUGHTER, STATE V. HASTEY.

CLASS B OUI BASED ON PRIOR MANSLAUGHTER, STATE V. HASTEY. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, November 6, 2018. In February of 2016, Troy Hastey was charged with OUI, elevated to a Class B crime based on a 1991 conviction of manslaughter.  The statute

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EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES FOR AN OUI BLOOD DRAW, STATE V. MARTIN.

EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES FOR AN OUI BLOOD DRAW, STATE V. MARTIN. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., October 28, 2018. I. Background: OUI Breath and Blood Tests, The Search Warrant Requirement and Search Warrant Exceptions. On October 23, 2018, Maine

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MAINE OUI LAW-2018 EDITION AVAILABLE NOW!

MAINE OUI LAW-2018 EDITION AVAILABLE NOW! Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, October 4, 2018. The 2018 edition of Maine OUI law is available now.   To order, please send payment in the amount of $47.00 (includes shipping and tax) to Edmund Folsom, P.O.

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SEARCHES INCIDENT TO ARREST, STATE V. PAGNANI, 2018 ME 129.

Searches Incident to Arrest, State v. Pagnani, 2018 ME 129. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. September 23, 2018 “Why do you weasel?”   Cal Kuenzel, contracts professor, Stetson University College of Law, responding to an answer given by a

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LEMEUNIER-FITZGERALD & THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.

LEMEUNIER-FITZGERALD & THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Posted:  July 3, 2018 Maine’s Law Court finally issued its decision in State v. Lemeunier-Fitzgerald, 2018 ME 85, today, about 14 months after the case

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CARPENTER V. U.S. & CELL-SITE LOCATION INFO — WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

CARPENTER V. U.S. & CELL-SITE LOCATION INFO — WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. June 26, 2018.   WHAT IS CARPENTER ALL ABOUT? On Friday, June 22, 2018, in Carpenter v. United States, __ U.S. __ (2018), the

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