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Supreme Court in Burlington

BURLINGTON - The Vermont Supreme Court was in Burlington recently to head eight cases at the Vermont District Court, after which the headed to St. Albans to hear six cases. The purpose of the trip from Monteplier, according to Chief Justice Paul Reiber, was to give lower-court judges, lawyers, law clerks and the public a chance to witness the court in action. Among cases heard at the hearings was a challenge to the constitutionality of collecting DNA samples from convicted felons. At least once a year the Supreme Court also holds a day of hearings at the Vermont Law School in South Royalton.

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