• Orphanage investigation finds no crimes, but abuse occurred

    Orphanage investigation finds no crimes, but abuse occurred

    • Dec 15, 2020

    Vermont’s top law enforcement officer said Monday a two-year investigation into allegations of murder at a long-closed Burlington orphanage found no evidence of such crimes and the criminal investigation is over.

  • DOJ: Catholic school student wrongly excluded from program

    DOJ: Catholic school student wrongly excluded from program

    • Aug 20, 2020

    The U.S. Department of Justice says a Vermont student who attends a Catholic school was wrongly excluded from a state program, considering a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that said that states cannot cut religious schools from programs that send public money to private education.

  • Court: Catholic school students likely to succeed in appeal

    Court: Catholic school students likely to succeed in appeal

    • Aug 7, 2020

    A federal appeals court has granted an injunction to stop Vermont from excluding some students who attend a Catholic school from participating in a state program while an appeal is pending, in light of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that said states cannot cut religious schools from programs that send public money to private education.