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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 12 : Court Procedure

Chapter 001 : Rules of Court

(Cite as: 12 V.S.A. § 5)
  • § 5. Dissemination of electronic case records

    (a) The Court shall not permit public access via the Internet to criminal, family, or probate case records. The Court may permit criminal justice agencies, as defined in 20 V.S.A. § 2056a, Internet access to criminal case records for criminal justice purposes, as defined in 20 V.S.A. § 2056a.

    (b) This section shall not be construed to prohibit the Court from providing electronic access to:

    (1) court schedules of the Superior Court or opinions of the Criminal Division of the Superior Court;

    (2) State agencies in accordance with data dissemination contracts entered into under Rule 12 of the Vermont Rules for Public Access to Court Records; or

    (3) decisions, recordings of oral arguments, briefs, and printed cases of the Supreme Court. (Added 2007, No. 165 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 65; 2013, No. 67, § 9; 2019, No. 40, § 1; 2023, No. 46, § 7, eff. June 5, 2023.)