the span of just a month, legislatures in all three states in northern New England have endorsed same-sex marriage. But
legal experts say those votes never would have happened without court cases in Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut in which gay and lesbian couples demanded the right
The Diocese of
Burlington is asking Vermont’s highest court to throw out an $8.7 million verdict
awarded to a former altar boy who says his molestation at the hands of a parish
priest was partly the church’s fault.
say the Vermont Supreme
Court got a reprimand from the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The
federal justices say the Vermont
court was wrong when it allowed a man to go free from prison because he didn’t
get a speedy trial.