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Previous years' opinions
This year's opinions:
|2014 ME 51||Philip C. Tobin v. Philip N. Barter||April 1, 2014|
|2014 ME 52||Mallinckrodt US LLC et al. v. Department of Environmental Protection||April 3, 2014|
|2014 ME 53||Robin S. Hutchinson v. Jennie E. (Hutchinson) Cobb||April 3, 2014|
|2014 ME 54||In re M.S.||April 8, 2014|
|2014 ME 55||State of Maine v. Charles R. Black||April 8, 2014|
|2014 ME 56||Central Maine Power Company v. Public Utilities Commission||April 8, 2014|
|2014 ME 57||Marc B. Terfloth v. Town of Scarborough||April 8, 2014|
|2014 ME 58||F. Lee Bailey v. Board of Bar Examiners||April 10, 2014|
|2014 ME 59||Matthew W. Pitts v. Amanda M. Moore||April 17, 2014|
|2014 ME 1||In re Steven L.||January 9, 2014|
|2014 ME 2||Estate of Mary E. Hiller||January 9, 2014|
|2014 ME 3||Lisa Lesko v. Theodore Stanislaw||January 14, 2014|
|2014 ME 4||John McClare v. James J. Rocha||January 14, 2014|
|2014 ME 5||Jessica A. (Nadeau) Potila v. Larry A. Nadeau||January 16, 2014|
|2014 ME 6||Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios LLP v. State Tax Assessor||January 16, 2014|
|2014 ME 7||Ford Motor Company v. Darling's et al.||January 21, 2014|
|2014 ME 8||Nicole Dussault v. RRE Coach Lantern Holdings, LLC, et al.||January 23, 2014|
|2014 ME 9||State of Maine v. David W. Troy||January 23, 2014|
|2014 ME 10||Estate of Gloria P. Hall||January 28, 2014|
|2014 ME 11||John Doe et al. v. Regional School Unit 26||January 30, 2014|