Concerns Over Court Changes

We look into a bill that would overhaul the state’s court system, and hear from those who have major concerns with those proposed changes.  Also, an update on a new victim automated notification system in Vermont.

Small Counties Fight Changes To Judicial System

For two years now, a commission created by the Vermont Legislature has been looking for ways to deliver judicial services more efficiently and affordably across the state. In Vermont’s two smallest counties, the commission proposes cutting staff and moving most judicial hearings to larger, neighboring counties. 

NH Lawmakers Mull Bills To Expand Judicial Powers

New Hampshire lawmakers are mulling whether to override Gov. John Lynch’s veto of bills meant to speed up the legal process for divorcing couples and to ease the backlog of jury trials by letting retired judges hear them.