Maine laws on jail visits, drugs, rape, harassment & driving may change

Changes proposed to Maine Criminal law

Turn and face the strange

Every session, Maine lawmakers propose changes to our criminal law. Many of these proposals shape who is prosecuted for what crimes and what penalties they can face. Current draft legislation would impact jail visitation, Maine’s drug trafficking laws, punishment for text messages of genitals, Maine’s sex offender registry, treatment of juvenile marijuana possession and enforcement of Maine’s driving laws. Here is an overview of some of the significant LDs on the docket. [Read more…]