Re-organization of Vermont courts

The Vermont Supreme Court wants to reorganize the court system in the state. It’s a move that could save money and make the judiciary more efficient, but not everyone agrees that it would be a positive change.

Vt. Supreme Court projects $1Million deficit

The Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, Paul Reiber, says a chronic under funding of the state’s judicial system is beginning to have a serious impact on Vermont’s court system. Reiber told a special legislative panel that he’s projecting a million dollar deficit in this year’s budget. And Reiber says there are no easy ways to deal with the shortfall.