27, Feb 2015 - Appeals court: CO couple can sue Jack Nicklaus in Utah case
A federal appeals court has ruled a Colorado couple can sue Jack Nicklaus over an alleged misrepresentation of the golf legend's membership role in a failed $3.5 billion southern Utah luxury golf resort.
27, Feb 2015 - Tennessee Republicans Learn to Love Obamacare
Tennessee’s Republican Governor Bill Haslam called lawmakers into a special session this week to consider accepting federal money to extend public health-care assistance to more of the poor. Indiana announced its expansion last week. Alabama, Florida, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming are considering it. “We kept looking at it and looking at it,” said Charlie Howorth, executive director of the Tennessee ...
27, Feb 2015 - Appeals court: Couple can sue Jack Nicklaus in Utah case
A federal appeals court has ruled a Colorado couple can sue Jack Nicklaus over an alleged misrepresentation of the golf legend's membership role in a $3.5 billion southern Utah luxury golf resort that ...
27, Feb 2015 - Appeals court: Colorado couple can sue Jack Nicklaus over resort
A federal appeals court has ruled a Colorado couple can sue Jack Nicklaus over an alleged misrepresentation of the golf legend's membership role in a $3.5 billion southern Utah luxury golf resort that went bankrupt in 2009 before it could open.
27, Feb 2015 - Federal appeals court: Colorado couple can sue Jack Nicklaus over failed Utah luxury resort
SALT LAKE CITY - A federal appeals court has ruled a Colorado couple can sue Jack Nicklaus over an alleged misrepresentation of the golf legend's membership role in a failed $3.5 billion southern Utah ...
27, Feb 2015 - Court says Chuck Yeager can sue Utah gun safe company
A federal appeals court says record-setting test pilot Chuck Yeager can sue a Utah gun safe company that named a line of safes after him. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled Tuesday ...
26, Feb 2015 - Federal court affirms Utah man's wind farm fraud convictions
A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Utah man who defrauded investors nationwide of more than $4.4 million by promoting investment in nonexistent wind farms in Wyoming and South Dakota.
25, Feb 2015 - Salt Lake City, UT Utah lawmaker wants sex traffickers eligible for execution
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker has said he plans to introduce a bill that would allow the state to execute criminals convicted of child sex trafficking, calling it a necessary protection for defenseless children.
25, Feb 2015 - Wildlife officials to host meetings seeking public input on managing prairie dogs
CEDAR CITY, Utah – A state sponsored plan to manage the Utah prairie dog is being presented for public input. Since 1973, the Utah prairie dog has been listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act, and under that act managed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. In November 2014, a federal court […]
25, Feb 2015 - Federal court takes over Utahn's investment funds
A federal judge has appointed a receiver to take over a company owned by a Utah man after regulators said he was trying to pay a fine for fraudulent activities with monies from clients of his hedge funds. Jacob Keith Cooper, of the southern Utah town...
23, Feb 2015 - Utah attorneys seek to toss evidence in 'vampire trucker' case
Utah attorneys argued Monday over whether officers in Minnesota legally detained a Utah truck driver before his arrest, which led to charges of federal kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women whose teeth he also allegedly filed with a power tool...
12, Oct 2014 - In Gay Marriage's New Landscape, Glee, Confusion And Resistance
Same-sex couples are getting married in Utah and other states one day after the Supreme Court let stand rulings that overturned bans on gay marriage. But couples have been turned away in Kansas.
12, Oct 2014 - US Supreme Court says same-sex marriage can proceed in five states with prior bans
Big news for gay marriage this morning out of Washington . The US Supreme Court denied review of the attempts by petitioners in several states to reverse lower-court decisions that struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. All of those states, much like Arkansas, had previously banned gay marriage before lower courts struck down their prohibitions ...
12, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court declines to review same-sex marriage cases
The Supreme Court today decided to let stand rulings that allow same-sex marriage in Virginia, Utah, Oklahoma, Indiana and Wisconsin, a surprising move that may clear the way for the expansion of such unions throughout the nation.
11, Oct 2014 - US supreme court decision paves way for sweeping expansion of gay rights
Court declines to hear appeals from five states Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin seeking to uphold same-sex marriage bans and paves way for legalisation in six other states Gay rights in the US a state-by-state interactive guide The US supreme court signalled a sweeping expansion of gay rights across America on Monday, declining to hear appeals from five states seeking to uphold ...
11, Oct 2014 - Same-sex marriages resume; DOJ concedes fight over
The U.S. Supreme court effectively legalized same-sex marriages in five states by turning away appeals on a number of cases Monday. The justices did not comment in rejecting appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. The court's order immediately ended delays on marriage in those states. Couples in six other states should be able to get married soon. A representative for ...
11, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court rejects gay marriage appeals, could open marriage in NC, SC
The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions. SPECIAL SECTION : Same-sex marriage The justices on Monday did not comment in rejecting appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. No other state cases were currently pending with the high court, but the ...
11, Oct 2014 - Ban lifted for the last time; same-sex marriage is legal in Indiana again
In an unexpected move, the Supreme Court abstained from ruling on same-sex marriage bans affecting Virginia, Indiana, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Utah on Monday. Now, the decision falls to the previous ruling by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in August, saying the banning of same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
11, Oct 2014 - Court ends stay in Okla., Utah gay marriage cases
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has lifted its stay in gay marriage cases in Oklahoma and Utah, clearing the way for same-sex nuptials to begin in both states.
11, Oct 2014 - Same-sex marriage legal in Utah after Supreme Court rejects case
The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear same-sex marriage appeals from Utah and four other states, leaving in place lower court rulings that allow gays and lesbians to marry.
11, Oct 2014 - How same-sex marriage is unfolding in 11 states
The Supreme Court on Monday denied appeals from Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin in which those states sought to prohibit same-sex marriage.
10, Oct 2014 - Are the 'Sister Wives' in legal trouble?
A federal appeals court will review a ruling that struck down parts of Utah's anti-polygamy law and was hailed as a landmark decision removing the threat of arrest for plural families in Utah.
10, Oct 2014 - Salt Lake City, UT Double-jeopardy claims tossed in deputy's shooting
SALT LAKE CITY — Trying a Utah man in federal court for the killing of a sheriff's deputy isn't double jeopardy, even though the defendant was acquitted of the slaying in state court, a judge …
09, Oct 2014 - Same-sex marriage now legal in Utah after Supreme Court declines to hear appeal
Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land in Utah and many other states. The U.S. Supreme court declined on Oct. 6 to hear Utah’s appeal of a federal court ruling that struck down the state’s ban on gay marriage.
09, Oct 2014 - Utah appeals ruling on anti-polygamy laws in 'Sister Wives' case
SALT LAKE CITY : The constitutionality of Utah's anti-polygamy law is now in the hands of a federal appeals court that will review a ruling that struck down parts of the law and was hailed as a landmark decision removing the threat of arrest for plur...
09, Oct 2014 - BLOG: Idaho Gets Big Lawyer, True Believer to Help Win Gay Marriage Fight
The State of Idaho has gotten the assistance of a prominent lawyer who left his firm to fight gay marriage in Utah to help in Idaho's fight against an appeals court ruling that would legalize it here, too.
09, Oct 2014 - Utah appeals ruling in 'Sister Wives' case
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court will review a ruling that struck down parts of Utah's anti-polygamy law and was hailed as a landmark decision removing the threat of arrest for plural families in Utah.
08, Oct 2014 - Correction: Gay Marriage-Developments story
Plaintiffs Moudi Sbeity, right, and his partner Derek Kitchen, one of three couples who brought the lawsuit against Utah's gay marriage ban, kiss following a news conference Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Salt Lake City. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Utah and four other states that had sought to bar weddings between gay couples.
08, Oct 2014 - Utah AG drops same-sex marriage recognition appeal
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Attorney General’s Office is asking the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to dismiss it’s appeal of a lawsuit over recognition of same-sex marriages. FOX 13 first reported on Tuesday morning that Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes was seeking to dismiss Evans v. Herbert, a lawsuit filed by the […]