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News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Mon, 11/07/2016

At its September 13, 2016 session, the Judicial Conference of the United States approved revisions to the judgment forms in criminal cases concerning the imposition of standard conditions of probation and supervised release...

Mon, 11/07/2016

The Clerk's Office (all locations) will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2016 and Friday, November 25, 2016, to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Filings made at the Burlington and Rutland locations on Friday, November 25th will be accepted...

Thu, 10/20/2016

The United States District Court for the District of Vermont announces the implementation of the court's Social Security Appeals Pilot Project effective October 21, 2016. In light of the continuing increase in Social Security appeals filed in...

Fri, 09/30/2016

The Administrative Office will perform maintenance on the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel Attorney Payment System between the hours of 7:00 P.M. Eastern Time on Friday, September 30,2016 to 8:00 A.M. Eastern Time on Saturday, October 1, 2016...

Tue, 09/13/2016

ENE Evaluator Panel has been refreshed as of 8/17/2016

Fri, 09/09/2016

Please note that the CJA eVoucher application will be unavailable during this time:

5:00 A.M. Central Time on Saturday, September 10, 2016 to 5:00 P.M. Central Time on Sunday, September 11, 2016

Wed, 08/31/2016



The clerk’s office for the United States District Court for the District of Vermont provides administrative, operational, and technical support to the federal court at...

Thu, 08/25/2016

Notice of Bench Bar Meeting (Social Security Appeals Pilot Project)

An informal brown bag lunch discussion of the pilot program, designed to streamline the presentation of facts in order to expedite the decision-making process in Social...

Wed, 08/24/2016

A discussion of the treatment needs of those struggling with substance abuse and addiction while incarcerated pretrial with Dennis Furushima, BA, CASAC,  Chemical Dependency Counselor, St. Joseph’s Essex County Jail Substance Abuse Program

Tue, 08/09/2016

In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), the United States District Court for the District of Vermont announces a proposed amendment to Local Rule 16.1 governing Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE), this district’s alternative dispute resolution...