Tag Archives: U.S. District Court

Local News
July 15, 2016

Rutland hearings begin death penalty review

By Adam Federman, VTDigger.org

RUTLAND — Two weeks of hearings on the constitutionality of the death penalty opened Monday, July 11, in U.S. District Court in a case that has the potential to lead to the first-ever U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the legality of…

News Briefs
February 12, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland City

Combination Pond ballot item in contention

Yes, no, maybe. That’s the pattern for the appearance of an advisory question on the Rutland City ballot regarding whether “the voters of the city of Rutland [should] reclaim, renew and preserve Combination Pond,…

State News
May 7, 2015

Federal ruling paves the way for GMO trial

Staff report

A federal judge Monday, April 27, dismissed an attempt to block the implementation of Vermont’s law requiring the labeling of food containing genetically engineered ingredients.

U.S. District Court Judge Christina Reiss dismissed a preliminary injunction brought by the Grocery Manufacturers…