A 78-year-old Florida man who failed to phone in last week met a judge’s order Thursday to call the court — but only after a last-minute request to be excused.
Judge Cortland Corsones said that if Leonard Forte does not call in to the conference next week, he could face a warrant for his arrest.
Two former Vermont Supreme Court justices will assist in the prosecution of an ex-cop from New York on charges of raping a 12-year-old girl in 1987. The defendant has claimed for decades that he is too ill to travel to Vermont for a trial.
Like populist eruptions before and since, the Know Nothings mixed progressive reforms with malignant nativism.
Jeffrey Amestoy, author of the historic 1999 Vermont Supreme Court ruling that granted marriage rights to same-sex couples, has penned his first book — about a swashbuckling fighter for the common man.