ATTORNEY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATTORNEY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Denver to pay $3M to ex-inmate who says genitals were scalded http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212415-68/denver-hunter-deputy-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212415-68/denver-hunter-deputy-federal.html.csp">Denver to pay $3M to ex-inmate who says genitals were scalded</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T20:25:26.032-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Denver officials have reached a deal to pay $3.3 million to settle a federal jail-abuse lawsuit filed by a former inmate who said a deputy ignored his blood-curdling screams while a group of fellow inmates brutally beat him and scalded his genitals with hot water. The tentative payout is believed to be among the largest in Denver’s history to resolve a civil rights case. Word of a settlement came Tuesday, a day after Denver Sheriff Gary Wilson resigned amid a growing list of misconduct ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58212415@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:25:26 MDT Utah man who allegedly killed ex-wife’s new husband appears in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211151-78/lee-wife-court-sidwell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211151-78/lee-wife-court-sidwell.html.csp">Utah man who allegedly killed ex-wife’s new husband appears in court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:11:03.67-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • An attorney for a Lindon man accused of killing his ex-wife’s new husband while seeking to kill his ex-wife asked for more time to look at evidence before deciding how to proceed with his criminal case. Fred Richard Lee, 59, is charged in 4th District Court with first-degree felony aggravated murder — which carries the possibility of the death penalty — and eight other felonies related to a July 3 rampage at a Lindon townhouse complex. Lee, shackled and wearing a green jail jumpsuit, ma...</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> 58211151@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:11:03 MDT Nominees announced for Washington County justice court vacancy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211683-78/county-washington-attorney-commission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211683-78/county-washington-attorney-commission.html.csp">Nominees announced for Washington County justice court vacancy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T16:47:05.788-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Washington County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for a vacancy at the Washington County Justice Court. The position will replace Judge Paul Dame who has been appointed to the 5th District Juvenile Court. Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence: — Eric Russell Gentry, deputy county attorney, Washington County Attorney’s Office, City of Santa Clara prosecutor, and City of Enterprise prosecutor; St. George. — Ronald L. Read, Read & Wright Naeg...</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> 58211683@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:47:05 MDT County attorney: Agent justified in shooting man at Utah hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58210708-78/burr-attorney-agent-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58210708-78/burr-attorney-agent-report.html.csp">County attorney: Agent justified in shooting man at Utah hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:48:38.54-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Adult Probation & Parole agent who shot and wounded a Logan man who allegedly brandished two handguns in a North Logan emergency room was legally justified in shooting the suspect three times, the Cache County attorney has concluded. Jason James Burr, 34, staggered into the Cache Valley Hospital’s emergency room May 16 and asked the clerk, “Were police in cars here?” according to a report released Friday by the county attorney’s office. Burr then told the clerk to call SWAT. “I need to repor...</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> 58210708@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:48:38 MDT Letter: Policies turn taxes into campaign funding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206868-82/campaign-taxes-donations-financing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206868-82/campaign-taxes-donations-financing.html.csp">Letter: Policies turn taxes into campaign funding</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:21:46.876-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The replacement of corporate campaign financing with public campaign financing that I’ve always dreamed of has been given birth here in Utah. Gov. Herbert, Attorney General Reyes and our legislators are appealing to every court in the land regarding the granting of civil rights to same-sex couples, the possibility of securing federally held lands, and providing Medicaid for eligible Utahns. They are aware their chances of altering decisions made in each of these cases is slim at best. So why ...</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> 58206868@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:21:46 MDT Utah woman accused of killing six of her newborns appears in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206257-78/huntsman-court-six-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206257-78/huntsman-court-six-woman.html.csp">Utah woman accused of killing six of her newborns appears in court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:11:19.999-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Attorneys for a Pleasant Grove woman accused of killing six of her newborn children said Monday that they need more time to look at evidence before moving forward in her court case. Megan Huntsman, 39, is charged in 4th District Court with six counts of murder. The woman, dressed in an orange and green jumpsuit, made a brief appearance in a Provo courtroom Monday, where her attorney, Anthony Howell, told the judge that they had just received all of the evidence in the case and needed t...</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> 58206257@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:11:19 MDT Swallow-Shurtleff charges: a black eye and a silver lining http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58199236-90/swallow-charges-degree-felony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58199236-90/swallow-charges-degree-felony.html.csp">Swallow-Shurtleff charges: a black eye and a silver lining</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="2014-07-21T18:40:27.113-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 06:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The scene was unprecedented: Two former statewide elected officials — who swore an oath to uphold and enforce the law — jailed after being arrested and charged with a slew of public-corruption charges. Their alleged crimes, equally unprecedented, range from bribery to accepting rides on private jets and massive houseboats, vacationing in beachfront villas of a convicted criminal and lying to federal investigators about their dealings. The alleged conduct of former Attorneys General Mark Shurtlef...</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> 58199236@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:27 MDT Rolly: Utah’s same-sex appeal is tilting at windmills http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195141-82/court-utah-berman-appeal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195141-82/court-utah-berman-appeal.html.csp">Rolly: Utah’s same-sex appeal is tilting at windmills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T14:39:32.167-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dan Berman is a longtime attorney who has practiced in many legal arenas and, through experience, knows a thing or two about how the U.S. Supreme Court operates. Berman, along with a number of attorneys who have deep experience with constitutional issues, is blunt about Utah’s chances of getting its appeal of the same-sex marriage decision by Judge Robert Shelby heard in the highest court in the land. Gov. Gary Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes are tilting at windmills if they think the c...</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> 58195141@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:39:32 MDT Swallow, Shurtleff arrested, face 23 counts, up to 30 years prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58185969-78/swallow-shurtleff-utah-general.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58185969-78/swallow-shurtleff-utah-general.html.csp">Swallow, Shurtleff arrested, face 23 counts, up to 30 years prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke,</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">BOB Mims, Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T10:01:24.221-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 10:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the culmination of the most sweeping political scandal in Utah history, former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff were arrested Tuesday and charged with a combined 23 counts that could land each in prison for 30 years. The two men were taken into custody at their homes without incident Tuesday morning and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail. Bail was set at $250,000 each. Shurtleff was released about 11:45 a.m. Swallow was let out about 12:15 p.m. Swallow, who was forced fro...</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> 58185969@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:01:24 MDT Letter: Bravo, Gill and Rawlings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58198213-82/arrests-attorney-bravo-general.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58198213-82/arrests-attorney-bravo-general.html.csp">Letter: Bravo, Gill and Rawlings</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T17:33:43.456-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I applaud the arrests of former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff for alleged corruption. It was long overdue. Swallowgate has caused great embarrassment for the state of Utah as well as the attorney general’s office. While much still needs to be done to restore the public trust, these arrests are a giant leap in the right direction. Bravo to Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill and Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings for getting to the bottom of things and showing the r...</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> 58198213@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:33:43 MDT Lance Armstrong met cycling doping panel in May http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196452-77/armstrong-doping-cycling-peters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196452-77/armstrong-doping-cycling-peters.html.csp">Lance Armstrong met cycling doping panel in May</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:02.76-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • Lance Armstrong talked for several hours with cycling investigators about doping in the sport’s past, said an attorney for the champion who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles over his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Armstrong attorney Elliot Peters told The Associated Press that Armstrong set up the meeting and sat for questions for seven hours on May 22, and described the session as a hotel outside Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C., as a “very good meeting.” “T...</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> 58196452@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:02 MDT Paul Rolly: Logan principal faces the ire of breast-feeding moms http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58190425-90/sltrib-county-breast-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58190425-90/sltrib-county-breast-attorney.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Logan principal faces the ire of breast-feeding moms</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:30.263-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There was the Ordain Women march against female exclusion from the LDS Church’s all-male priesthood that led to the excommunication of the group’s leader, Kate Kelly. There were the numerous protests, mostly by women, over the Supreme Court decision that said Hobby Lobby could deny insurance coverage for certain types of contraception. But the most concentrated expression of female outrage this summer was the ire descending this week on Mount Logan Middle School by breast-feeding mothers. The...</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> 58190425@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:30 MDT John Swallow’s court date moved to July 30 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198232-78/swallow-attorney-court-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198232-78/swallow-attorney-court-former.html.csp">John Swallow’s court date moved to July 30</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T18:05:51.901-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 06:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow’s initial court appearance on bribery and other charges has been delayed about a week. Swallow originally was to appear in 3rd District Court on Tuesday. With the rescheduling, to 8:30 a.m. July 30, he will be seen with co-defendant Mark Shurtleff, also a former Utah attorney general. Shurtleff, who served 12 years as the state’s top law-enforcement officer, was charged this week with 10 felonies. Swallow, his handpicked successor, faces 11 felony and t...</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> 58198232@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:05:51 MDT Fraternal Order of Police files ethics complaints against DA Gill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58196007-78/gill-police-complaint-media.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58196007-78/gill-police-complaint-media.html.csp">Fraternal Order of Police files ethics complaints against DA Gill</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="2014-07-18T22:47:28.813-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Fraternal Order of Police has filed an ethics complaint alleging that Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has made inappropriate statements to the media about an officer-involved shooting in West Valley City. The Fraternal Order of Police filed the complaint last week with the Utah State Bar in connection to former West Valley City police Detective Shaun Cowley, who has been charged with manslaughter in the 2012 shooting death of Danielle Willard. “Presenting evidence in the m...</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> 58196007@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:28 MDT Rolly: As ex-AG is booked, his Dem foe rises to Mormon temple leader http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58187160-90/shurtleff-attorney-richards-mormon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58187160-90/shurtleff-attorney-richards-mormon.html.csp">Rolly: As ex-AG is booked, his Dem foe rises to Mormon temple leader</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T22:29:38.109-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While former Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow were arrested and charged with multiple felonies Tuesday, another event not nearly as sensational and with far less public attention took place 40 miles north of the Salt Lake County Jail. The comparison of the two events, though, evokes a symbol in Utah politics that can’t go without mention. Reed Richards, the Democrat whom Shurtleff defeated in 2000 to become the state’s attorney general, was made a member of the presidency of th...</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> 58187160@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:29:38 MDT Has the Carbon County sheriff moved already? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194287-78/county-cordova-sheriff-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194287-78/county-cordova-sheriff-attorney.html.csp">Has the Carbon County sheriff moved already?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:29.863-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carbon County leaders are wary that their sheriff might have started his planned retirement early. County commissioners voted Wednesday night to have the county attorney continue investigating whether Sheriff James Cordova still lives where he’s sworn to serve and protect. County leaders suspect that he might have already moved in to his new home in St. George, seemingly beginning retirement before his term ends Dec. 31. Such a move would breach the requirement that elected officials live in th...</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> 58194287@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Is the case against Swallow and Shurtleff solid? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58191811-90/shurtleff-swallow-case-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58191811-90/shurtleff-swallow-case-attorney.html.csp">Is the case against Swallow and Shurtleff solid?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T10:56:15.657-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 10:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The amount of evidence, prosecutors say, is monumental. Thousands of pages of documents, interviews, emails and text messages, along with reels of recordings and receipts — they all implicate former Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow in crimes with which they were charged Tuesday. And that’s only what’s been made public in news reports and previous probes. “There’s a lot of information — from the [Utah] House panel investigation, the lieutenant governor’s report, investigations ...</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> 58191811@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:56:15 MDT Shurtleff, Swallow get first court dates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194504-78/court-shurtleff-swallow-appearance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194504-78/court-shurtleff-swallow-appearance.html.csp">Shurtleff, Swallow get first court dates</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:29.782-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is scheduled to make his first appearance in 3rd District Court on July 30 at 8:30 a.m. Shurtleff, who served 12 years as Utah’s top law-enforcement officer, was charged this week with 10 felonies. His handpicked successor, former Utah Attorney General John Swallow, is scheduled to make his first appearance in the same court Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. on 11 felony and two misdemeanor counts. Both men have proclaimed their innocence. They are accused of receivin...</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> 58194504@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Gallery: Embattled former Utah AG Mark Shurtleff through the years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186328-78/attorney-former-general-mark.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58186328-78/attorney-former-general-mark.html.csp">Gallery: Embattled former Utah AG Mark Shurtleff through the years</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T10:22:05.676-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff was arrested Tuesday on multiple felony and misdemeanor counts. Here, we take a look at John Swallow through his time as Attorney General and through the scandal that forced his resignation and eventually led to the latest developments.</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> 58186328@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:22:05 MDT Charges tie Shurtleff job interview to Bank of America deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58188015-78/shurtleff-bank-america-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58188015-78/shurtleff-bank-america-attorney.html.csp">Charges tie Shurtleff job interview to Bank of America deal</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="2014-07-16T17:00:56.463-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Then-Attorney General Mark Shurtleff interviewed for a job with a law firm that represents Bank of America just two months before he personally signed a settlement of a lawsuit against the financial giant over whether it was illegally foreclosing on homes in Utah. He subsequently was hired for the post. The disclosure of the two days of job interviews was included in criminal charges filed Tuesday against Shurtleff and his handpicked successor, John Swallow, who resigned in December in the wake...</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> 58188015@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:00:56 MDT