83 ABA Journal Vermont articles.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Vermont Supreme Court Justice Beth Robinson to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New York on Monday, making her the first openly LGBTQ woman to serve on a federal appeals court.
Nov 2, 2021 11:31 AM CDT
The Vermont Law School’s plan to conceal an artist’s murals behind a wall of acoustic panels does not amount to a destruction or modification banned under the Visual Artists Rights Act, a federal judge has ruled.
Oct 25, 2021 12:18 PM CDT
A Vermont lawyer accused of trying to knock down a social distancing sign and pulling out a gun should be suspended from law practice for nine months, according to the Vermont Professional Responsibility Board.
Sep 9, 2021 12:10 PM CDT
President Joe Biden’s sixth round of judicial nominees includes a Vermont Supreme Court justice who would be the first openly LGBTQ woman to serve on a federal appeals court.
Aug 5, 2021 11:50 AM CDT
Vermont-based artist Samuel Kerson has filed a lawsuit against the Vermont Law School to prevent destruction of his murals depicting the fight against slavery and the Underground Railroad in Vermont.
Dec 7, 2020 2:54 PM CST
Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh has made a one-word change in his concurring opinion in a Wisconsin election case after a complaint from the Vermont secretary of state.
Oct 30, 2020 10:40 AM CDT
New York has announced reciprocity agreements with some jurisdictions also offering the October online bar exam, which will use National Conference of Bar Examiners testing materials.
Aug 19, 2020 9:56 AM CDT
Iowa governor restores voting rights for many ex-felons
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday signed an executive order restoring voting rights for many felons who have completed detention, probation and…
Aug 5, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
Allen & Overy reveals its ‘stay gap’
Allen & Overy is the first major law firm to disclose its “stay gap”—the difference in retention between minority and white lawyers. Black,…
Jul 30, 2020 4:39 PM CDT
A Vermont lawyer has had her license suspended on an interim basis after she was accused of pulling a gun on a store clerk.
May 26, 2020 1:12 PM CDT
California’s February bar exam pass rate drops to less than 27%
The pass rate for California’s February 2020 bar exam was 26.8%, which, according to the Recorder, is a record…
May 11, 2020 4:19 PM CDT
Dec 19, 2019 6:30 AM CST
A would-be class action lawsuit says the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company is misleading consumers when it touts its milk and cream come from “happy cows” on "caring dairy" farms.
Nov 25, 2019 1:16 PM CST
Looking to capture a slice of the emerging blockchain market, states have enacted new laws and procedures for recognition of signatures, documents and contracts stored on the technology as legal instruments for verification.
Sep 1, 2019 1:40 AM CDT
When Sen. Bernie Sanders championed voting rights for prisoners during a CNN town hall, he spotlighted an intensifying national debate about why going to prison means losing the right to vote.
Jun 14, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
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