U.S. DOJ Supports Democrats in Lawsuit for Remote Access to Legislature

Earlier Friday night, in a brief submitted to the U.S. First Court of Appeals, the United States Department of Justice took a strong position in favor of the plaintiffs in the case of Cushing et al v Packard, repudiating the doctrine of legislative immunity, as Speaker Sherman Packard is seeking to use it in this case to avoid the state’s responsibility to obey the law.

Vermont Pacifist Leaves Manchester, NH Halfway House

When Martha Hennessy was released from a federal prison and transferred to an “adult residential re-entry” program in Manchester, it wasn’t her first trip to the Queen City or her first entanglement with the criminal legal system.