Jabar Confirmed To Maine’s Highest Court 

Maine will soon have a new Supreme Court justice.On Monday the Maine Senate confirmed the appointment of Superior Court justice Joseph Jabar of Waterville for a seat on the Supreme Judicial Court. Jabar’s scheduled to be sworn in next week by Gov. John Baldacci.Jabar replaces justice Robert Clifford, who will serve as active retired associate justice.Also confirmed on Monday were about three dozen appointments to a variety of state offices that include the courts, university trustee boards, labor and gambling boards.Baldacci’s nominees for the community college system, Maine Maritime, labor relations, and gambling control boards won confirmation.