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New Schweitzer Fellows

The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to announce the selection of the 2012-13 New Hampshire-Vermont Schweitzer Fellows (press release attached)—six of whom are Vermont Law School students. This year, these six students will join approximately 240 other Schweitzer Fellows across the country in conceptualizing and carrying out service projects that address the social determinants […]

Major Award –Second Year in a Row!

We are delighted to announce that the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement has named 3L Garrett Chrostek a “2012 Distinguished Legal Writing Award” winner for his article, A Critique of Vermont’s Right-to-Farm Law and Proposals for Better Protecting the State’s Agricultural Future, 36 Vt. L. Rev. 233 (2011).  Garrett credits Vermont for being one of the […]

Center for Legal Services – Ribbon Cutting on May 18th

Breaking news… U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, Gov. Peter Shumlin, Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Reiber and other officials will attend the ribbon cutting of VLS’s new Center for Legal Services at 11:30 a.m., Friday, May 18. The historic building at 190 Chelsea St. underwent a $3.5 million renovation to convert it into the new […]

VLS Grant Funding

Leahy Rescues $3.9 M. For Vermont Law School And Vermont-Based Institute For Sustainable Communities To Continue Program That Is Helping To Foster Environmental Advocacy In China (FRIDAY, April 27) — Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has rescued $3.9 million to continue the work of two pioneering Vermont organizations that are helping to nurture the emergence of […]

Kick off Connect the Dots / Climate Impact Day

What — Bill McKibben kicks off 350.org’s global “Connect the Dots” day with a Vermont press conference and photo shoot at the site of the former covered bridge in Rockingham, Vermont! Where — The metal bridge in Rockingham– a temporary one until the historic covered bridge is rebuilt  When — This Saturday, April 28, at […]

Congratulations Max!

Needed This Saturday

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Dave Matthews Band (here is a way to put people into factions) has a song called “Pig.” In it, Dave sings: “Don’t burn the pig. Don’t throw the day away.” With this in mind, we don’t want to jump ahead of the cornucopia of ways to get involved, learn something, and […]

Leadership Workshop

Saturday, April 21st     Students for Community Outreach and Eduction (SCORE) presents the 2nd Annual Leadership Workshop and Luncheon         11:00am – 2:00pm              “A Workshop for Law Students & Community Leaders For The              Purpose of Empowering Them to Be 21st Century World Changers” Professional Life Coach Brad Keller will host a […]

Something to Be Proud Of

Last night, the House Chamber of the Vermont State House was packed with citizens who testified unanimously in support of H. 722, an act relating to the labeling of food produced with genetic engineering.  Several of your colleagues – Taylor Curtis, Rebekah Weber, James Maroney, Jennifer Snow, and Josh Donabedian (with the assistance and support […]

Navajo Peacemaking Presentation Today on Campus

Just a friendly reminder that there will be a Navajo Peacemaking presentation TODAY at 5PM.  Here is some information about the three speakers: Louise Grant is from Standing Horse (Dilkon, Arizona).  She is from the Tséníjíkiní (Cliff Dwelling Clan) and born for Táchii’nii (Red-Running-Into-The-Water Clan).  Her maternal grandfather’s clan is Tótsóhnii (Big Water Clan), and […]