YWP: The Words

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “The Words” by Emily Foster, a 13-year-old middle school student from Shelburne.

SCOV Law Blog: Dueling experts

A judge finds both the State’s expert’s and the Defendant’s expert’s calculation of the speed of a motorcycle unreliable … so he calculates it himself.

Happy Thanksgiving: Turkey day table talk with VTDigger

Fuel your Thanksgiving dinner conversation with some of the stories that kept Vermonters talking this fall.

YWP: Why I Need Feminism

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Why I Need Feminism,” by Emma Bauer, a 15-year-old student from Strafford.

SCOV Law Blog: Upholding the trial court’s authority to revoke probation

A defendant argues that he was unfairly terminated from a sexual abusers program that he needed to complete to be on probation.

YWP: In the Woods

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “In the Woods” by Cassidy Martin, a 12-year-old middle school student from Brattleboro.

SCOV Law Blog: Sorting out 35 years of tangled condo agreements

Years after condos were constructed in Woodstock, issues were raised because not everyone in the association was paying the same share of common expenses.

Trouble at the nation’s statehouses: secrecy, corruption and conflicts of interest

Only three states score higher than D+ in latest State Integrity Investigation; 11 flunk. Vermont, with a D-, ranks 39th.

YWP: Bird’s nest

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Bird’s nest” by Olivia Holmes, a 14-year-old student from Essex Junction.

SCOV Law Blog: Arguments about property owners’ access

A property owners association in West Dover disputed a restaurant’s claim to a right of way, saying that deeded rights are for residents only.

YWP: Afflicted/ Breaking/ Broken

This week’s Young Writer’s Project entry is “Afflicted/Breaking/Broken” by Alexandra Contreras-Montesano, a freshman at Burlington High School.

SCOV Law Blog: Ferrisburgh residents fight Dollar General’s use permit, and lose

On appeal of the Environmental Division’s division, Appellants took the belt-and-suspenders approach, arguing both procedural and substantive errors were made at the trial court level.

YWP: Three minutes

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Three minutes” by Fiona Goodman, a 12-year-old from Brattleboro.

SCOV Law Blog: F-35A jets aren’t noise pollution

The case takes place in the context of an ongoing battle between the City of Burlington and local residents over the placement of F-35A airplanes at the Air National Guard base adjacent to the Burlington International Airport, and the noise pollution they create.

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