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Portland, Maine Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Preparing False Tax Return

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 14, 2019 A Portland, Maine tax return preparer pleaded guilty today to one count of aiding and assisting in the preparation of a false tax return, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. […]

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Investigate Judge Jeff Moskowitz in Maine

Lori Handrahan started this petition to Elaine C. Duke Judge Jeff Moskowitz is potentially engaged in document fraud by using his signature as a judge and his court-issued stamp on judgements that are fraudulent. There has been a sustained public outcry in Maine about the corruption in Judge Jeff Moskowitz’s courtroom in Portland, Maine. Authorities involved in […]

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Maine official: I was harassed for not shredding public documents

Posted April 3, 2013 A CDC division director says she was assaulted by senior managers for refusing to shred documents that showed funding-awards corruption. BY COLIN WOODARD PORTLAND PRESS HERALD Share AUGUSTA — ‪A division director at the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has filed a discrimination claim with the Maine Human Rights Commission, alleging that senior […]

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MAINE GETS F GRADE IN 2012 STATE INTEGRITY INVESTIGATION

Published — March 19, 2012 Updated — November 2, 2015 at 5:04 pm ET A view of the Atlantic Ocean from Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park, Maine. Shutterstock Why Maine ranked 46th of 50 states Maine gets F grade in 2012 State Integrity Investigation Naomi Schalit Lance Tapley John Christie INTRODUCTION Find your state’s grade What […]

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A snapshot of ethics practices in Maine

Published — December 31, 2001Updated — May 19, 2014 at 12:19 pm ET MAINE A snapshot of ethics practices in Maine Maine Introduction Oversight SummaryOversight Survey Budget Conduct Investigation Enforcement Opinions and Investigative Findings Actual Findings Meetings The Center for Public Integrity INTRODUCTION Oversight SummaryOversight Survey Maine is one of 23 states in which an outside […]

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ONLY THREE STATES SCORE HIGHER THAN D+ IN STATE INTEGRITY INVESTIGATION; 11 FLUNK

Published — November 9, 2015 Updated — November 23, 2015 at 10:56 am ET Trouble in America’s statehouses: secrecy, questionable ethics and conflicts of interest Only three states score higher than D+ in State Integrity Investigation; 11 flunk Introduction Grading the states Downward trend, blips of daylight Access denied Weak ethics oversight New frontier points to […]

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MAINE GETS F GRADE IN 2015 STATE INTEGRITY INVESTIGATION

Published — November 9, 2015 Updated — November 21, 2015 at 8:51 am ET Partisan bickering brings laissez faire laws into sharp relief Maine gets F grade in 2015 State Integrity Investigation Introduction Trust not verify Access to information – when we’re good and ready Do-it-yourself ethics enforcement One step forward, two steps back Dave Sherwood […]

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Department of Justice Files Statement of Interest in Maine First Amendment Case

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 10, 2019 United States Supports Students’ Claim that State Improperly Barred Them from Attending Religious High School Schools Under Tuition Program The Department of Justice today filed a Statement of Interest in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine supporting students […]

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CORRUPTION AND CONFLICT OF INTEREST PERMEATES WITHIN THE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND DISABILITY

This posting will update my post “Senate Confirms Re-appointment of Judge Christine Foster.” Governor John Baldacci and Senator Elizabeth Mitchell pushed the re-appointment of Judge Christine Foster through rather quickly. There was a pending complaint against Judge Foster before the Committee on Judicial Responsibility and Disability. Paper trail to my complaint against Judge Christine Foster, dismissed by […]

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Judge Moskowitz Finally Gets Caught By Someone Other Than FTM Running His Kangaroo Courtroom

January 8, 2015By Editor: “Don’t for a minute think this is aberrant behavior by Moskowitz; it’s just the first time there was someone in the room to catch him in the act. Of all the judges FTM has observed in Maine (nearly everyone of them in the last 12 years) including the crazy woman judge […]

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Judge’s susceptibility to disciplinary action like Kennebec County DA’s unclear

An official from the Judicial Responsibility and Disability Committee said the process for disciplining judges is largely confidential, while it is public for lawyers. BY SAM SHEPHERD KENNEBEC JOURNAL Share Superior Court Justice Donald Marden speaks during Eric Bard’s sentencing on July 24, 2015, in the Capital Judicial Center in Augusta. Kennebec Journal file photo by Joe Phelan […]

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Kennebec County DA faces disciplinary hearing for allegedly discussing child rape case with judge

District Attorney Maeghan Maloney allegedly talked about Eric Bard’s case with Superior Court Justice Donald Marden without defense counsel present, resulting in a mistrial. BY KEITH EDWARDSKENNEBEC JOURNAL Share Maeghan Maloney, district attorney of Kennebec and Somerset counties, in her office Oct. 11 in Augusta. Kennebec Journal file photo by Joe Phelan The district attorney of Kennebec and […]

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Maine Senate passes bill to expand abortion providers

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press • May 23, 2019 1:00 pm Updated: May 23, 2019 1:04 pm AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s Senate has passed a bill to allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse-midwives to perform abortions. The Senate voted 19-16 Thursday for the bill. Such advanced clinicians could provide medication abortion and in-clinic abortions, which typically involve suction. […]

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Attorney says Maine is illegally detaining 13-year-old

By Patty Wight, Maine Public • May 22, 2019 3:40 pm A Maine attorney says her 13-year-old client is being illegally detained at Long Creek Youth Development Center. Sarah Branch has petitioned the Maine Supreme Judicial Court in the case, arguing that the teen has been ordered to undergo mental and behavioral health treatment in order to gain […]

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ATTORNEY’S OFFICE DISTRICT OF MAINE: U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects $3,916,132 in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2018

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019 U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maine issued the following announcement on Feb. 14. United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maine (USAO-ME) collected $3,916,132 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. Of this amount, $1,136,220 was […]

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2017 dismissal of U.S. attorneys

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search Jeff Sessions, U.S. Attorney General, requested the resignations of 46 U.S. Attorneys on March 10, 2017. On March 10, 2017, Jeff Sessions, who was appointed United States Attorney General by President Donald Trump, requested the resignations of 46 United States Attorneys.[1] Some resignations were declined by Sessions or Trump.[1][2] Media outlets described Sessions’ move […]