VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with Department of Corrections Commissioner Andy Pallito about a Supreme Court ruling allowing strip searches for people arrested and booked into jail, even for minor offenses.
Governor Peter Shumlin
announced Tuesday that he’s tapped Attorney Beth Robinson, who argued the state’s civil union case, to fill a vacancy
created when Justice Denise Johnson announced her retirement.
Vermont will get a new Supreme Court justice in the coming year as Denise Johnson steps down. Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna explains the process of choosing the next justice, the timeline and some possible nominees.