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11 Me B. Bull. 1 (1977)

handle is hein.barjournals/mainbabu0011 and id is 1 raw text is: VOL. 11 NO. 1              MAINE STATE BAR ASSOCIATION            JANUARY 1977

Senator Edmund S.
Muskie To Speak at
Annual Meeting

NOTICE
TO ALL MEMBERS
OF THE BAR
Notice is hereby given that the Advisory
Committee on Criminal Rules is consider-
ing proposing to the Supreme Judicial
Court the following amendments to the
Criminal Rules. The Committee invites
written comments on these proposals.
Please send your comments to Professor
Judy R. Potter or Professor Melvyn Zarr,
Consultants to the Committee, at the
University of Maine Law School, 246
Deering Avenue, Portland, Maine 04102.
There are 19 proposed amendments,
which are arranged in the following order:

Police Training at
the Maine Criminal
Justice Academy

Senator Edmund S. Muskie

Senator Edmund S. Muskie will address
the Annual Meeting Dinner Program that
is scheduled for Friday evening, February
4, 1977 at the Downtown Holiday Inn in
Portland.
Registration for the three day meeting
will open at 12:00 noon on Thursday,
February 3. All Annual Meeting activities
will be held at the Downtown Holiday Inn.
Friday will be devoted to Seminars on
Estate Planning under the Tax Reform
Act of 1976 and Practice Under The New
Maine Criminal Code. Saturday morning,
February 5 will be devoted to the Asso-
ciation's Annual Business Meeting which
will take up the proposed amendments to
the Code of Professional Responsibility
that concern lawyer advertising. A de-
tailed program and agenda for the Annual
Business Meeting have been mailed to all
members of the Association.
Senator Muskie has served in the United
States Senate since 1958 and prior to that
served as Governor of Maine, Senator
Muskie was the Democratic nominee for
Vice President of the United States in
1968. At the present time Senator Muskie
is Chairman of the Senate Committee on
the Budget and serves as Chairman of the
Government Operations Committee Sub-
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1. 6(d)
2. 6(e)
3. 7(f)
4. 15(a)
5. 16
6. 33
7. 37(d)
8. 40(d)
9. 41(b)(4)
10. 41(c)
11. 41(d)
12. 44 - Title

NOTICE OF
PROPOSED AMENDMEN
MAINE RULES OF CI
PROCEDURE AND DIST
COURT CIVIL RUL
The Advisory Committee on
has under consideration the foil
sible amendments to the Main
Civil Procedure and the Dist
Civil Rules and now presents t
the members of the Bench an
their comments:
1. Deletion from Complai
quirement of Specific Ad D
Claim for Unliquidated Damag
8(a) et. seq. It is proposed to de
quirement of Rule 8(a) for an a
in a Complaint seeking to r
liquidated damages. If this

By Martin W. MurphyJ.D.
Academy Director
Director, Maine Criminal Justice Acad-
emy, Department of Public Safety, State
of Maine; former Assistant Attorney
General for the State of Maine; member,
Maine State Bar Association, American
Bar Association's Criminal Law Division,
- seep. 22   Maine Trial Lawyers Association and the
Waterville Bar Association.
Every attorney who practices in the
[TS TO       criminal court has probably had occasion,
VIL           particularly after a frustrating attorney-
'RICT         police exchange, to ask him or herself,
ES            What do they teach the police, if any-
thing, these days? The answer, very
Civil Rules  simply, is plenty. In fact, the range and
lowing pos-   diversity of subjects offered to Maine
e Rules of   police officers in their basic training is
rict Court   probably greater than the specific training
he same to   for any other single craft or profession, in-
id Bar for    cluding lawyering.
In a 16-week State Police School and a
Q  of Re-     12-week Municipal Police School, each
amnum in      new officer undergoes training 5 days a
es - Rule    week for 8-12 hours each day. Each re-
lete the re-  ceives instruction in the general curricu-
d damnum     lum  areas of police and the criminal
ecover un-   justice system, human behavior, statutory
proposal is   and constitutional law, traffic, criminal
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