ATTORNEY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATTORNEY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Death toll from GM ignition switches now at 23 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468902-79/trenton-feinberg-ignition-switches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58468902-79/trenton-feinberg-ignition-switches.html.csp">Death toll from GM ignition switches now at 23</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T12:47:02.185-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 12:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • At least 23 people have died and 16 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals in an Internet posting Monday. Feinberg says he has received 153 death claims since August. Of those, 23 have been deemed eligible for compensation payments, up from 21 last week. Sixteen of the 714 injury claimants have also received compensation offers....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584689022014-09-29T12:47:02.185-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T12:47:02.185-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58468902@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:47:02 MDT Gay marriage case shows basic split in approach by Utah A.G. candidates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58456315-90/attorney-ban-case-defend.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58456315-90/attorney-ban-case-defend.html.csp">Gay marriage case shows basic split in approach by Utah A.G. candidates</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T10:13:15.024-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Attorney General Sean Reyes says he has a duty to defend Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage, his personal and legal opinion notwithstanding. His challenger, Charles Stormont, says it is a foolhardy waste of hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer money arguing for a law that is clearly unconstitutional. Underlying the marriage debate in Utah is a deeper philosophical rift about the role of the state’s elected attorney: Should the attorney general exercise his or her discretion when it comes to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58456315@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:13:15 MDT Dionne: Holder and RFK’s legacy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58467511-82/holder-kennedy-attorney-general.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58467511-82/holder-kennedy-attorney-general.html.csp">Dionne: Holder and RFK’s legacy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T06:49:50.195-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 06:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • When he announced his leave-taking last week, Attorney General Eric Holder spoke of Robert F. Kennedy as his inspiration for believing that the Justice Department “can and must always be a force for that which is right.” There are many reasons why our nation’s first African-American attorney general might see Kennedy as his guide, but this one may be the most important: If ever a public figure was exempt from Holder’s much contested depiction of our country as a “nation of cowards” ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58467511@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:49:50 MDT Holder departure clouds fate of civil rights cases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461737-68/rights-holder-black-civil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461737-68/rights-holder-black-civil.html.csp">Holder departure clouds fate of civil rights cases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JESSE J. HOLLAND</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T11:49:02.005-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Moments after making fresh demands that Attorney General Eric Holder open federal investigations into police shootings of unarmed black men, a cluster of civil rights activists learned, courtesy of whispers and a shared e-tablet, that the nation’s first black attorney general was stepping down. Civil rights leaders, liberal activists and black lawmakers are now left wondering what effect Holder’s impending departure will have on the high-profile efforts begun on his watch. “There’s ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58461737@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:49:02 MDT Help wanted: Free lawyers for immigrant children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461714-68/lawyers-immigration-cases-attorneys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461714-68/lawyers-immigration-cases-attorneys.html.csp">Help wanted: Free lawyers for immigrant children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AMY TAXIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T11:31:01.659-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Most of the nearly 60,000 Central American children who have arrived on the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year still don’t have lawyers to represent them in immigration court, and advocates are scrambling to train volunteer attorneys to help cope with the massive caseload. With the number of unaccompanied immigrant children more than doubling this past fiscal year, the need for attorneys has surged, and it has been exacerbated by the immigration courts’ decision to fast-track chil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58461714@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:31:01 MDT Judge: Couple can’t be evicted though they haven’t paid mortgage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58456463-78/bank-utah-america-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58456463-78/bank-utah-america-law.html.csp">Judge: Couple can’t be evicted though they haven’t paid mortgage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T10:27:18.835-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 10:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Washington couple who haven’t made mortgage payments on their home since December of 2008 can’t be evicted because they were improperly foreclosed on by Bank of America, a state judge has ruled. Fifth District Court Judge Jeffrey Wilcox ruled that because Bank of America’s foreclosure arm, ReconTrust, did not follow state law in foreclosing on Samuel and Courtney Adamson, they could not be evicted despite their lack of mortgage and tax payments. The decision further roils the legal waters in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58456463@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:27:18 MDT Federal prosecutor seeks to dismiss witness tampering charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58456037-78/montgomery-case-swallow-investigation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58456037-78/montgomery-case-swallow-investigation.html.csp">Federal prosecutor seeks to dismiss witness tampering charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T22:18:00.574-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A federal prosecutor has moved to dismiss charges against four men accused of witness tampering for allegedly beating a man who was cooperating with investigators looking into fundraising by former Utah Attorney General John Swallow. The prosecutor is asking a federal judge to dismiss charges against Robert W. Montgomery, his two brothers and another man for allegedly fighting with a former employee of his credit repair business who apparently was cooperating in the investigation by Utah and fe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58456037@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:18:00 MDT Orrin Hatch, Jason Chaffetz weigh in on Holder resignation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58454442-68/holder-attorney-general-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58454442-68/holder-attorney-general-department.html.csp">Orrin Hatch, Jason Chaffetz weigh in on Holder resignation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NEDRA PICKLER </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T18:34:11.39-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eric Holder, the nation’s first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation’s laws, is resigning after leading the Justice Department for six years under President Barack Obama. The White House said Holder, the administration’s point man on the civil rights investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, won’t leave until a replacement is confirmed, which means he will remain in office for months. Sen. Orrin ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584544422014-09-25T18:34:11.39-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T18:34:11.39-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58454442@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:34:11 MDT Woman punched by California officer gets $1.5 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58454567-68/pinnock-officer-andrew-settlement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58454567-68/pinnock-officer-andrew-settlement.html.csp">Woman punched by California officer gets $1.5 million</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMI ABDOLLAH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T09:25:20.655-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a settlement, and the officer has agreed to resign. CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow confirmed the settlement in an emailed statement and an attorney for Marlene Pinnock confirmed the dollar amount for The Associated Press. The punching occurred after motorists’ 911 calls reported that Pinnock, who is bipolar, was walking along the fre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584545672014-09-25T09:25:20.655-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T09:25:20.655-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58454567@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:25:20 MDT Wrongful-death lawsuit over Susan Powell’s children postponed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451291-78/powell-state-susan-according.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58451291-78/powell-state-susan-according.html.csp">Wrongful-death lawsuit over Susan Powell’s children postponed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T08:53:55.211-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trial will not begin Sept. 29, as scheduled, in a wrongful death suit brought against the Washington state Department of Social and Health Services by Susan Powell’s parents in connection with the deaths of Charlie and Braden Powell. The trial has been continued, according to a Wednesday Facebook post by Ann Bremner, an attorney for Chuck and Judy Cox, who are the boys’ maternal grandparents. In August, an attorney for the state argued that the case should be thrown out before trial, saying Chuc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58451291@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:53:55 MDT Man pleads guilty to homicide charge in Utah crash that killed four http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58447318-78/quintanilla-vasquez-smuggling-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58447318-78/quintanilla-vasquez-smuggling-crash.html.csp">Man pleads guilty to homicide charge in Utah crash that killed four</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T08:35:32.604-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 08:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man accused of smuggling undocumented immigrants who died when their van crashed on Interstate 70 has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in Grand County. Elvis Quintanilla-Vasquez pleaded guilty Tuesday in Moab’s 7th District Court to one class A misdemeanor count of negligent homicide in the deaths of four men whom he was driving to Chicago to work for a family member, according to staff at the Grand County Attorney’s office. The victims were with three other immigrants in a van that Qui...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58447318@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:35:32 MDT Letter: Shame on state leaders for letting Shurtleff/Swallow go on http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58445956-82/utah-state-attorney-shurtleff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58445956-82/utah-state-attorney-shurtleff.html.csp">Letter: Shame on state leaders for letting Shurtleff/Swallow go on</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T19:50:30.197-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I have been reading the Sunday edition of the Salt Lake Tribune for a number of years, and over the past five years I have noticed the Tribune reporting some questionable behavior of our past attorney general, Mark Shurtleff, and Shurtleff’s influential endorsement of his successor, John Swallow. The behavior displayed by Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow became more bold and suspect as time went on. Their behavior gave me the impression the Utah state attorney general does not answer to anyone. S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58445956@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:50:30 MDT Lawyer: Deputies obeyed rules in handling prisoner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443315-68/booker-deputies-death-denver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443315-68/booker-deputies-death-denver.html.csp">Lawyer: Deputies obeyed rules in handling prisoner</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SADIE GURMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T17:41:02.016-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Five Denver sheriff’s deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday. The comments by Denver attorney Thomas Rice came during opening statements in a federal civil trial involving the deputies accused of using excessive force in connection with the death of Marvin Booker. The 5-foot, 135-pound inmate died in July 2010 after deputies subdued him in the booking are...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584433152014-09-22T17:41:02.016-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T17:41:02.016-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58443315@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:41:02 MDT Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58433551-78/hunt-police-edwards-department.html.csp">Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting of Darrien Hunt</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs City on Friday identified the officers who shot Darrien Hunt as Cpl. Matthew Schauerhamer and Officer Nicholas Judson. The announcement came in response to a Hunt family news conference earlier in the day in which they called for the names and more information about the shooting. Also at that news conference, an attorney for the family said he is going to ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting and reports of racial discrimination in the city where it...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584335512014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T20:12:30.012-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433551@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:12:30 MDT Utah County attorney discusses progress of Hunt shooting investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430944-78/hunt-taylor-police-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430944-78/hunt-taylor-police-officers.html.csp">Utah County attorney discusses progress of Hunt shooting investigation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T08:55:21.261-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While friends and family mourned the death of Darrien Hunt, the Utah County attorney spent hours Thursday reviewing evidence gathered by more than 20 investigators in a shooting that has become the subject of nationwide controversy over race, police tactics and politics. “We’re getting a full 360 as to what was happening both prior to and during the incident,” Tim Taylor said after meeting for three hours Thursday afternoon with detectives from multiple agencies. Investigators on Thursday concl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430944@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:55:21 MDT Letter: Legal ‘dream teams’ makes Utah the best marriage case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425063-82/court-utah-marriage-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58425063-82/court-utah-marriage-case.html.csp">Letter: Legal ‘dream teams’ makes Utah the best marriage case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Paul C. Burke, Brett L. Tolman </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and John W. Mackay</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T16:16:02.506-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two all-star legal teams in the fight over Utah’s Amendment 3 await the call from the U.S. Supreme Court for the ultimate matchup in the battle over same-sex marriage. On Sept. 29, the nine justices are set to review seven petitions from same-sex marriage cases in five states — Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana and Wisconsin. An announcement is likely this fall, perhaps even in early October, with written briefing and oral arguments to follow before a final decision by the Supreme Court in June ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425063@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:16:02 MDT NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional ‘sugar tax’ on soda http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420741-79/mart-wal-sugar-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58420741-79/mart-wal-sugar-tax.html.csp">NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional ‘sugar tax’ on soda</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T14:35:43.241-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 02:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albany, N.Y. • New York’s attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Wal-Mart, saying some store personnel were citing a nonexistent “sugar tax” on soda. The attorney general’s office says the retailer launched a national sale in June advertising Coca-Cola 12-packs for $3, but consumers at 117 Wal-Mart stores in New York were routinely charged $3.50. Investigators say some consumers who complained were falsely told the state has a “sugar tax.” They say the markup of more t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584207412014-09-16T14:35:43.241-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T14:35:43.241-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420741@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:35:43 MDT Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417132-68/roberts-patrol-adams-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417132-68/roberts-patrol-adams-attorney.html.csp">Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEAN MURPHY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T15:25:14.898-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 03:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested a state trooper Monday on complaints of kidnapping, rape and other crimes after three women alleged the officer sexually assaulted them while he was on duty. Trooper Eric Roberts, 42, was arrested at his home in Sapulpa and taken to the Creek County jail. He was released Monday afternoon after posting $66,000 bail. An internal investigation into Roberts began after a woman called the patrol on July 23 and reported that Roberts raped her after ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584171322014-09-15T15:25:14.898-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T15:25:14.898-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417132@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:25:14 MDT Lawyers for migrants? Administration says yes, no http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409601-68/legal-counsel-proceedings-administration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409601-68/legal-counsel-proceedings-administration.html.csp">Lawyers for migrants? Administration says yes, no</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:55:02.284-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Attorney General Eric Holder is arguing publicly in favor of legal representation for migrant children arriving unaccompanied at the border — even as his department takes the opposite position in court. Holder said Friday in a speech to the Hispanic National Bar Association that, “Though these children may not have a constitutional right to a lawyer, we have policy reasons and a moral obligation to insure the presence of counsel.” Yet last week, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Leo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58409601@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:55:02 MDT Confession is focus of NYC missing boy hearing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409583-68/hernandez-confession-whether-miranda.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409583-68/hernandez-confession-whether-miranda.html.csp">Confession is focus of NYC missing boy hearing</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ and COLLEEN LONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:44:02.416-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Pedro Hernandez hadn’t attracted much attention from police before detectives came to his suburban New Jersey door on a tip one morning in May 2012. Seven hours later, the investigators’ video cameras started rolling as he admitted killing a 6-year-old boy whose 1979 disappearance helped ignite a nationwide missing-children’s movement. The circumstances surrounding that confession are set to be scrutinized at a hearing, starting Monday, to determine whether Hernandez’ statements are f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58409583@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:44:02 MDT