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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.

Tue, 04/13/2021

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit invites applications from qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Vermont at Burlington, Vermont. The selection process will be...

Tue, 04/13/2021

The United States Courts for the District of Vermont announces that the Honorable Colleen A. Brown will retire from the bench on February 2, 2022. Judge Brown has served as the bankruptcy judge in Vermont since April of 2000. In addition to her...

Wed, 04/07/2021

This General Order revises and supersedes General Order No. 95 governing the procedures for the filing, service and management of highly sensitive documents.

General Order #97 (...

Fri, 03/26/2021

This order extends the authorization for the use of video and telephone conferencing technology
in light of the continuing COVID-19 emergency.

Order (pdf)

 

Thu, 03/11/2021

The District of Vermont mourns the loss of the Honorable Peter W. Hall, United States Circuit Judge.

Announcement (pdf)

Thu, 03/04/2021

To help promote public education about COVID-19 vaccines, Dr. Erin Bromage Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, UMass Dartmouth, who has been working with the New England courts, recently answered questions about the vaccines posed by a group...

Wed, 01/13/2021

WHEREAS, in response to recent disclosures of wide-spread breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, federal courts are immediately adding new security procedures to protect highly sensitive documents filed with the courts...

Mon, 01/11/2021

POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

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 two staffed locations:...

Mon, 01/04/2021

This order extends the authorization for the use of video and telephone conferencing technology in light of the continuing COVID-19 emergency. By General Order No. 93 dated September 25, 2020, the court authorized the extension of the use of...

Thu, 12/03/2020

NOTICE: Access to CJA eVoucher will be unavailable or users may experience latency on Saturday, December 5, 2020, from 9 am to 10 am (EST) and 2 pm to 5:00 pm (EST) for planned maintenance. ...

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