Utah

Criminal Justice

Charges change against former Utah AG Shurtleff; pay-to-play, law firm counts are dropped

Criminal Justice

Murderer who sent razor blade to judge won’t be charged; it was an accident

Criminal Justice

Utah mom gets up to life in slayings of 6 newborns found in garage

Death Penalty

Utah governor signs law allowing firing squads as execution backup method

Criminal Justice

Nude sunbather, 77, agrees to plea deal in case over his backyard practice

Legislation & Lobbying

Utah to list white-collar criminals in first Internet registry for those convicted of fraud

Tort Law

Heir can sue herself for causing accident that killed her husband, Utah appeals court says

Criminal Justice

Utah mom pleads guity to murdering 6 newborns, could get life prison term

Criminal Justice

Utah inmate forfeited right to counsel after threatening several lawyers, state’s top court says

Criminal Justice

Woman stole lawyer’s identity and impersonated her in court, officials say

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