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Vt. Supreme Court opens police porn case to public

By Brent Curtis, staff reporter, Rutland (Vt.) Herald RUTLAND, Vt. – The Vermont Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the public’s right to access to the criminal and internal investigations of two Rutland police officers who viewed pornography on work computers. More than three years after the Rutland Herald’s initial request for the records was denied […]

Vermont suit questions whether private contractors are subject to open records law

When a state contracts out a government function to a private contractor, does the contractor become subject to the state’s public records act? That’s the question posed by a lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Vermont last week on behalf of Prison Legal News, a monthly periodical.