LD 491
First Regular Session - 124th Legislature - Text: MS-Word, RTF or PDF LR 1754
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Bill Tracking Chamber Status

An Act To Reform Maine's Judicial System


This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.

This bill proposes to:

1. Ensure that claims of due process violations by state court judges be heard in federal courts of law;

2. Direct the Attorney General to initiate a class action lawsuit against judges, and allow citizens of the State with claims of violations of constitutional rights by state court judges to join the class action lawsuit;

3. Establish a procedure to provide redress to persons with complaints against Legislators and government employees;

4. Eliminate the prelitigation screening panel requirement for medical malpractice claims; and

5. Repeal state laws regulating the practice of law.

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