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Contact: Mike Donoghue Executive Director (802) 310-7866 For immediate release: NEW VERMONT LAW PROVIDES FIRST AMENDMENT PROTECTIONS FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS May 27, 2017 SOUTH BURLINGTON—Gov. Phil Scott has signed into law legislation that provides greater First Amendment protections for student journalists and their teachers/advisers in Vermont. “The Vermont Press […]

New Vermont law provides First Amendment protections to students and ...

Vermont’s journalism community is calling on the legislature to defend the First Amendment by establishing basic legal protections for reporters and their sources. Unlike most other states, Vermont does little to prevent the legal system from essentially deputizing journalists by forcing them to reveal confidential sources and information on the […]

Vermont Media Shield Bill (FAQ)