Vermont resident Gregory Bombard yesterday filed a lawsuit challenging a retaliatory arrest by a Vermont State Police Trooper in February 2018.
Vermont Supreme Court Hears Arguments in ACLU Case on Vermonters’ Constitutional Rights in Border Patrol Searches
The Vermont Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in an appeal brought by ACLU of Vermont on behalf of a Vermont couple who were charged with possession of marijuana and psilocybin mushrooms, following a warrantless search by Border Patrol agents during an August 2018 “roving patrol” stop in Jay,
ACLU & Cornell Law School’s First Amendment Clinic File Lawsuit in Support of Vermont Journalism Trust’s Efforts to Obtain EB-5 Records
Represented by Cornell Law School’s First Amendment Clinic and the ACLU, the Vermont Journalism Trust filed a public records lawsuit to obtain additional records related to the still unresolved EB-5 scandal.
Migrant Justice settles federal lawsuit on ICE retaliation: Trump administration agrees to terms in First Amendment suit days before election
In a settlement to a major federal lawsuit, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has agreed not to deport the immigrant activists who sued the agency after suffering retaliatory arrests, and to instruct officers not to target people “for exercising First Amendment rights.”
ACLU of Vermont statement on the enactment of S.119, which gives Vermont the best law enforcement use of force policy in the country
Montpelier, Vt.—The ACLU of Vermont celebrates the enactment of S.119, an act relating to a statewide standard and policy for law enforcement use of force.
ACLU Affiliates in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont File Lawsuit Challenging Border Patrol Checkpoints
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.