State Seeks to Dismiss Appeal Now That Juvenile Has Been Moved from Long Creek

Judy Harrison, Bangor Daily News •

The appeal pending before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court argues that incarcerating a juvenile violates the due process clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. On Tuesday, the ACLU of Maine, the Disability Rights Center of Maine, Kids Legal Maine, the Juvenile Law Center, based in Philadelphia and the GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders, based in Boston, filed a “friend of the court” brief in support of A.I.’s appeal.

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