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Sparks v. Mills

About 50 incarcerated workers in the state's work release program brought this lawsuit against the State for seizing their unemployment benefits without due process. The settlement returns their benefits and recognizes a protected property interest in incarcerated individuals' prison accounts.

April 25, 2022

United States v. Fagan

In this case, the ACLU is supporting Damon Fagan, a victim of racial profiling. We argue the District Court of Maine erred when it didn’t take into account Trooper Darcy’s pattern of racial profiling when assessing the credibility of his testimony.

April 5, 2022

Robbins v. MCILS

The ACLU of Maine is suing the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services (MCILS) over its failure to provide constitutionally adequate legal representation to poor people accused of crimes in Maine. 

March 1, 2022

Carson v. Makin

Update: The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Dec. 8 and we are anticipating a decision in 2022.

December 13, 2021

John Does v. Mills

Update: On Oct. 29, the Supreme Court declined to block Maine's vaccine mandate for healthcare workers.

December 13, 2021

Reese v. Liberty et al.

The ACLU of Maine represented Geoffrey Reese in a civil rights action filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Maine.

December 13, 2021