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Denbow v. Liberty

The ACLU of Maine filed suit on behalf of Joseph Denbow and Sean Ragsdale, who are being held by the Maine Department of Corrections. Both men have been denied medical furlough, despite being medically vulnerable to serious illness and death from COVID-19.

May 21, 2020

Denbow v. State

The ACLU of Maine filed a petition for post-conviction review on behalf of Joseph Denbow. The petition challenges Mr. Denbow's prison sentence which, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, risks becoming a death sentence.

April 15, 2020

Casey et al. v. Yarmouth

Meagan Casey was elected to serve on the Yarmouth Town Council last year, a position she loves. But Ms. Casey, a high school Latin teacher, won’t be able to run for re-election next year if a new amendment to the town charter is allowed to stand

August 27, 2019 Freedom of Expression Voting Rights

Gaul v. York County, et al.

On January 30, 2018, Caleb Gaul drove down his steep, icy driveway to ensure the path was clear for his wife, who was following in their van to take their three small children to school.

July 31, 2019 Criminal Justice

Smith v. Aroostook County

The ACLU of Maine joined a case on behalf of Brenda Smith, who uses physician-prescribed medication to keep her opioid use disorder in remission. Treatment with MAT enables Ms. Smith to live free from the devastating symptoms of addiction.

November 5, 2018 Criminal Justice