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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.

Fri, 08/21/2020

APPOINTMENT OF NEW MAGISTRATE JUDGE

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of
a full-time United States magistrate judge for the District of Connecticut at Bridgeport,
Connecticut. The...

Wed, 06/24/2020

In re: ORDER EXTENDING USE OF VIDEO AND TELEPHONE CONFERENCING UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY

General Order #92 (pdf)

Tue, 06/23/2020

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 Northern District of New York at Syracuse, New York. The selection...

Fri, 06/19/2020

ANNOUNCEMENT OF RETIREMENT U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE JOHN M. CONROY

Announcement (pdf)

Tue, 05/26/2020

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full‐time United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Vermont upon the retirement of the incumbent in February of 2021. ...

Tue, 05/26/2020

Application Form – U.S. Magistrate Judge

Form (pdf)

Tue, 05/26/2020

General Order #91

In Re: Order Authorizing the Attorney General or Designee to Conduct Naturalization Ceremonies

The COVID-19 emergency has required the temporary suspension of the naturalization ceremonies traditionally conducted...

Fri, 05/15/2020

In light of the COVID-19 emergency, the court reduced on-site hearings and staff activities at the Burlington and Rutland courthouses. Much of the work of the court continued through remote means, including video and telephone hearings. See...

Fri, 05/15/2020

The Vermont Department of Health authorities currently advise public and private agencies to continue to take necessary and appropriate precautions to reduce the possibility of exposure to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and slow the spread of the...

Tue, 04/28/2020

This General Order No. 89 supersedes General Order No. 86 dated March 23, 2020. It extends the procedures, restrictions, and deadlines under which the District Court and the Bankruptcy Court will operate while emergency measures necessary to...

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