The ACLU of Vermont's complete litigation docket is listed below and will be updated as new lawsuits are filed.

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Bombard v. Riggen, State of Vermont

Vermont resident Gregory Bombard filed a lawsuit on February 3, 2021, challenging a retaliatory arrest by a Vermont State Police Trooper in February 2018. 

February 2, 2021

Drewniak v. CBP

ACLU affiliates in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont today filed a federal lawsuit challenging the use of unconstitutional border patrol checkpoints that frequently occur on I-93 in Woodstock, New Hampshire and elsewhere in northern New England.

December 1, 2020 Police Accountability

Migrant Justice v. Wolf

In 2013, after a campaign spearheaded by Migrant Justice, Vermont passed legislation creating a new class of driver’s license available regardless of immigration status, called “Driver’s Privilege Cards.” Following the law’s implementation, 

January 22, 2020 Immigrants’ Rights

West v. Smith

After years of advocating for Vermont prisoners to have access to life-saving medication for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), the ACLU of Vermont and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation at Harvard Law School, with cooperating counsel James Valente, filed a class action lawsuit challenging the

July 1, 2019 Prisoners’ Rights

Ploof v. City of Burlington

Jason Ploof, a born and bred Burlingtonian, has frequented Burlington's central park, City Hall Park, throughout his life, coming to visit the farmers' market, listen to musicians and speakers, view art installations, meet with friends, and generally enjoy the happenings at the heart of Burling
July 1, 2019