Utah

Criminal Justice

Former police lawyer pleads guilty to reduced drug-lab charges; prosecutors won’t recommend prison

Constitutional Law

Atheist gets driver’s license photo with pasta colander on head, citing ‘Spaghetti Monster’ faith

Animal Law

Wind farm sues feds to stop release of bird-death data to Associated Press

Trials & Litigation

Bats invaded courthouse as Halloween loomed

White-Collar Crime

Two former Utah attorneys general charged in bribery case seek separate trials

Labor & Employment

Do Wal-Mart workers have right to self-defense at work? Utah high court considers at-will exception

Criminal Justice

Driver takes misdemeanor plea after striking and killing judge on bicycle; should law be upgraded?

Criminal Justice

When is graffiti art? Man is accused of defacing work of famous street artist

U.S. Supreme Court

Same-sex marriages in Utah don’t have to be recognized pending appeal because of SCOTUS stay

White-Collar Crime

Two former Utah attorneys general are charged in bribery case

Criminal Justice

Marshal who shot and killed defendant in federal court during trial won’t be prosecuted, DOJ says

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit rules Utah gay-marriage ban is unconstitutional

Judiciary

Utah lawyer asks to broadcast divorce court proceedings, but the answer appears to be no

Death Penalty

Bill to allow firing-squad executions is being drafted in state with just one death-row inmate

Criminal Justice

Utah mom charged with first-degree murder in deaths of 6 newborns

Court Security

Federal judge provides for jury counseling after marshal fatally shoots defendant in court

Court Security

Defendant shot dead by marshal after charging witness stand during trial, officials say

Evidence

As state and local police struggle to investigate cybercrime, official describes ‘helpless feeling’

Judiciary

New federal courthouse looks like ‘a gigantic air conditioner compressor’

Criminal Justice

Woman is expected to face murder charges after 7 dead infants were discovered in her garage