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S.178

An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Sen. Richard Sears
House Committee on Judiciary
3/25/2022 - Read First Time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary
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Location
House Committee on Judiciary
Last Recorded Action
House 3/25/2022 - Read First Time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary
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An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2021-2022
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:00 AM

S.178 - An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Chris Maley, Attorney and Partner, Vermont Association for Justice
Bob Gideon, Attorney and Partner, Gideon Asen
Jennifer McDonald, Director.Litigation Group, Downs Rachlin Martin

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:30 AM

S.178 - An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Committee Discussion

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Wilda White, Founder, Mad Freedom

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
10:15 AM

S.178 - An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Mark-up and vote

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jennifer McDonald, Director.Litigation Group, Downs Rachlin Martin
Wilda White, Founder, Mad Freedom
Chris Maley, Attorney and Partner, Vermont Association for Justice
Judge Thomas Zonay, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

S.178 - An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Walk-through.

Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
10:30 AM

S.178 - An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Witness Testimony.

Jennifer McDonald, Director, Litigation Group, Downs Rachlin Martin
Ritchie Berger, Head of Litigation Group, Dinse
Wilda White, Founder, Mad Freedom
Judge Thomas Zonay, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
John Perkins, Interested Citizen
Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Vermont Association for Justice
Cristina Rousseau, Attorney, Ross and Rousseau
1:15 PM

S.178 - An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Continued Witness Testimony and Committee Discussion.


Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Committee(s):
House Committee on Judiciary
-

S.178 - An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Committee Discussion.


An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2021-2022
House Committee on Judiciary
  • Ritchie Berger, Head of Litigation Group, Dinse
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Jennifer McDonald, Director, Litigation Group, Downs Rachlin Martin
  • Adam Necrason, Lobbyist, Vermont Association for Justice
  • John Perkins, Interested Citizen
  • Cristina Rousseau, Attorney, Ross and Rousseau
  • Wilda White, Founder, Mad Freedom
  • Judge Thomas Zonay, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Bob Gideon, Attorney and Partner, Gideon Asen
  • Chris Maley, Attorney and Partner, Vermont Association for Justice
  • Jennifer McDonald, Director.Litigation Group, Downs Rachlin Martin
  • Wilda White, Founder, Mad Freedom
  • Judge Thomas Zonay, Chief Superior Judge, Vermont Judiciary

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An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2021-2022
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to supermajority verdicts in civil trials

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2021-2022
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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Erik FitzPatrick, Legislative Counsel

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