This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Used To” by Megan Smith of Hanover, New Hampshire.
Excusable neglect will only be found in rare cases and yhe threshold is high. The most important factor is the reason for the delay and whether it’s within a party’s control.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “A Word From a Proud Luddite (Or Why I Don’t Like the Internet)” by Hannah Frasure, 14, of Shelburne.
SCOV Law Blog: Failing to meet a pre-release probation condition, offender argues he ran out of time
In a probation violation case, the burden is on the state to prove the fact of the violation. Then, if that occurs, the burden shifts to the defendant to prove that the violation wasn’t willful.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Lightning Bug Kisses” by Erin Bundock, 18, of Shelburne.
Probation conditions have to be reasonably related to the conviction. It wasn’t always like that from a practical perspective, but the SCOV has recently put its foot down.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Balance Beam” by Hawa Adam of Burlington.
Can Sears or Citibank, which services Sears credit cards, not owe state sales taxes when customers default on their payments?
Young Writers Project issued a challenge to write about the Orlando mass shooting and received many poignant responses. Here is a sample.
Beauty queens, activists and politicians entertained the crowd
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Hide and Seek” by Sophia Cannizzaro, 16, of West Glover.
In an intellectual property and industrial sabotage case, the defendant sought dismissal of the case on the grounds that in two years the plaintiff had not provided emails the defendant sought in discovery.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Accidentally Losing My Identity” by Fiona Goodman, 13, of Brattleboro.
A man who was injured when he drove into a horse that was standing in the road sued the horse’s owner and the landowner whose land the horse escaped from.