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Ed Adrian

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Ed Adrian is an attorney at the law firm Monaghan Safar Ducham PLLC.  He previously served on the Burlington City Council for five years and currently sits on the Burlington Library Commission.

  • When I asked my 85 year old friend Jack, a native Vermonter, who split his youth between Burlington and Montgomery whether he thought we were in for a…
  • Today is Halloween, and also the first day of the “Dia de Muertos” or “Day of the Dead Festival,” a Mexican holiday with Catholic and Aztec roots that’s…
  • From The Princess Bride and Back to the Future, to The Empire Strikes Back and Revenge of the Nerds, dozens of watershed films populated the formative…
  • Marbury v. Madison, decided in 1803, established the American Judiciary as a co-equal branch of government.It cemented the power of judicial review,…
  • With the summer primary season now behind us, and the general election just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to take stock and reflect on ways to…
  • Sometimes less is more. This primary season, for those of us living in multi-seat districts, checking the box for just one candidate might make the most…
  • I’m a lawyer, so of course I think a lot about the U.S. Supreme Court, commonly referred to by its social media generated abbreviation as SCOTUS.Most…
  • I guess it’s not surprising that, like much of my generation, the 1980s left an indelible imprint on how I see the world.Within this context almost…
  • I’ve been thinking a lot about Easter eggs, and while my family never actually celebrated the holiday in the religious sense, I certainly took part in…
  • A couple of years ago, voters in Burlington overwhelmingly supported a local measure that would have restricted firearms in Burlington bars, required safe…