ATTORNEYS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATTORNEYS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) How Rick Koerber beat federal charges alleging a Ponzi scheme http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58326787-78/koerber-case-attorney-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58326787-78/koerber-case-attorney-federal.html.csp">How Rick Koerber beat federal charges alleging a Ponzi scheme</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="2014-08-25T09:15:09.953-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rick Koerber was back. The day after a federal judge threw out the 18 criminal charges of fraud, money laundering and tax violations against him, Koerber showed up to crow at a downtown hotel wearing a black cowboy hat, and with six of his children, his wife and several friends in tow. And crow he did. It was as if the old Rick Koerber had returned with all the bluster, bluff and vinegar of past times. He was the “Free Capitalist” of the radio show and billboards who enticed $100 million from ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58326787@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:15:09 MDT Park City Mountain Resort, Talisker miss land-fight deadline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300579-78/pcmr-resort-talisker-deadline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300579-78/pcmr-resort-talisker-deadline.html.csp">Park City Mountain Resort, Talisker miss land-fight deadline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T21:48:11.168-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No news is not necessarily good news as Park City Mountain Resort and Talisker Corp. announced Friday they could not reach an agreement to end a land-lease dispute by a court-ordered deadline. But an announcement by attorneys for the companies wasn’t all bad. They informed 3rd District Judge Ryan Harris they would like to continue mediation negotiations until Aug. 24. For decades, Talisker had leased 2,800 acres of ski terrain to PCMR. But the entities landed in court after PCMR failed to meet a...</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> 58300579@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:48:11 MDT Next court date for Swallow, Shurtleff pushed back to October http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58288380-90/shurtleff-swallow-degree-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58288380-90/shurtleff-swallow-degree-former.html.csp">Next court date for Swallow, Shurtleff pushed back to October</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="2014-08-12T21:01:44.059-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Embattled former Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff will not appear again in court until October after their originally scheduled mid-August hearing was pushed back Tuesday by more than two months. According to a motion filed in 3rd District Court earlier this month, Swallow’s attorneys asked the court date be moved to “allow time to review extensive discovery and analyze the time frame needed for preparation.” The two former attorneys general first appeared in criminal court Jul...</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> 58288380@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:01:44 MDT Judges weigh gay marriage cases from 4 states http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271646-68/states-sutton-marriage-gay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271646-68/states-sutton-marriage-gay.html.csp">Judges weigh gay marriage cases from 4 states</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AMANDA LEE MYERS and BRETT BARROUQUERE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T10:28:02.677-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • Judges Martha Craig Daughtrey and Deborah L. Cook made it clear fairly quickly they stood on opposite sides of the same-sex marriage debate. Their colleague, Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton, however, gave fewer hints as to where he may come down when the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decides the fate of gay marriage bans in four states. The cases heard Wednesday pit states’ rights and conservative values against what plaintiffs’ attorneys say is a fundamental right to marry under the U....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582716462014-08-07T10:28:02.677-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T10:28:02.677-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271646@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:28:02 MDT Judges weigh same-sex marriage cases in four states http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269141-68/marriage-gay-state-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269141-68/marriage-gay-state-court.html.csp">Judges weigh same-sex marriage cases in four states</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T18:17:18.746-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 06:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">CINCINNATI • Three federal judges weighing arguments in a landmark gay marriage hearing Wednesday peppered attorneys on both sides with tough questions, with one judge expressing deep skepticism about whether courts are the ideal setting for major social change and another saying the democratic process can be too slow. The judges in the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals considered arguments in six cases from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, setting the stage for historic rulings in each ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582691412014-08-07T18:17:18.746-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T18:17:18.746-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58269141@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:17:18 MDT More punditry on Shurtleff & Swallow ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58190497-82/shurtleff-utah-swallow-general.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58190497-82/shurtleff-utah-swallow-general.html.csp">More punditry on Shurtleff & Swallow ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T15:09:19.774-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 03:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Today’s papers bring more commentary on the Tuesday arrests of two former Utah attorneys general. The Spectrum throws the book at them. Do does the dude from The online St. George News. (It’s really hot down there.) The Herald (which writes very few local editorials) urges patience. The Deseret News has a suggested solution which, perhaps surprisingly, bemoans Utah’s status as a one-party state. — Arrests of ex-AGs stain Utah’s image — St. George Spectrum Editorial “The last two Utah attorneys g...</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> 58190497@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:09:19 MDT For immediate release: InstaPunditry on Swallow and Shurtleff arrests ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58187130-82/shurtleff-swallow-utah-charges.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58187130-82/shurtleff-swallow-utah-charges.html.csp">For immediate release: InstaPunditry on Swallow and Shurtleff arrests ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T14:09:20.367-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 02:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">— Shurtleff and Swallow will have their day in court — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “The gears of justice sometimes grind slowly. “In Utah Tuesday, those gears finally meshed in a way that promises to bring months of investigations — and, allegedly, years of misdeeds at high levels of our government — to resolution. “Both those accused and their alleged victims — which, in this case, would be all the people of the state — can now look forward to a day in court when all the truth can finally come ...</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> 58187130@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:09:20 MDT Clippers sale hangs in balance as trial begins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153821-77/sterling-trust-donald-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153821-77/sterling-trust-donald-deal.html.csp">Clippers sale hangs in balance as trial begins</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="2014-07-06T22:31:41.03-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • With the potentially record-breaking $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers hanging in the balance, a trial beginning Monday will focus on whether Donald Sterling’s estranged wife had the authority under terms of a family trust to unilaterally negotiate the deal. Shelly Sterling struck a deal to sell the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer after Donald Sterling’s racist remarks to a girlfriend were publicized and the NBA moved to oust him as team owner. In order to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581538212014-07-06T22:31:41.03-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T22:31:41.03-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153821@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:41 MDT Black farmer lobbyist wants piece of Indian deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142430-68/boyd-cobell-claims-farmers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142430-68/boyd-cobell-claims-farmers.html.csp">Black farmer lobbyist wants piece of Indian deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATT VOLZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T10:35:02.368-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helena, Mont. • The president of the National Black Farmers Association says he’s being stiffed by the attorneys behind a $3.4 billion government settlement with Native American landowners who asked him to lobby Congress to fund the payout. John Boyd, who spent years championing the discrimination claims of tens of thousands of black farmers, said he took on the task of pressing reluctant lawmakers to pass appropriations legislation in 2010 that included both the Indians’ settlement and the farm...</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> 58142430@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:35:02 MDT