ATTORNEYS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATTORNEYS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Job hearing reset for West Valley City cop who shot Danielle Willard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57850861-78/cowley-jarvis-hearing-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57850861-78/cowley-jarvis-hearing-valley.html.csp">Job hearing reset for West Valley City cop who shot Danielle Willard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nate Carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T22:35:11.555-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The hearing to determine whether the police officer who shot and killed Danielle Willard can have his job back was postponed again Wednesday, and the fired officer’s attorneys were admonished for showing a “lack of respect” to the panel weighing the matter. West Valley City’s Civil Service Commissioner Bill Leach said the three-member panel nearly dismissed Shaun Cowley’s appeal, but instead decided to reschedule the hearing. All sides have until May 8 to review the evidence....</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57850861@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:35:11 MDT NFL: Sharper’s attorneys to question Arizona evidence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832036-77/sharper-arizona-sexual-attorneys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832036-77/sharper-arizona-sexual-attorneys.html.csp">NFL: Sharper’s attorneys to question Arizona evidence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACQUES BILLEAUD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:34:07.992-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper are questioning the evidence authorities are using to justify keeping him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren Granville began a hearing on the subject Wednesday and is expected to conclude it Thursday afternoon. It’s the latest development in several ongoing sexual assault investigations involving Sharper in Louisiana, California, Florida, Arizo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578320362014-04-18T17:34:07.992-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T17:34:07.992-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832036@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:34:07 MDT No trial date yet for Jeremy Johnson; frustration builds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57823014-79/date-trial-johnson-warner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57823014-79/date-trial-johnson-warner.html.csp">No trial date yet for Jeremy Johnson; frustration builds</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T16:49:13.505-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Businessman Jeremy Johnson and four others who worked in his St. George company inched closer to a trial date Tuesday on charges they submitted false information to banks so they could continue to charge consumer credit cards for their online marketing operations. U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Warner declined a request by federal prosecutors to set a trial date on the 86 counts faced by each of the five defendants nor would he set a deadline for motions. But Warner said he might be able to set de...</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> 57823014@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:49:13 MDT Utah judge won’t dismiss child killer’s kidnap conviction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57795924-78/met-hser-moo-ner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57795924-78/met-hser-moo-ner.html.csp">Utah judge won’t dismiss child killer’s kidnap conviction</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="2014-04-09T21:04:49.332-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Esar Met was convicted in January of killing and kidnapping 7-year-old Hser Ner Moo. But, his defense attorneys argued Wednesday, there’s no proof he kidnapped the girl, held her against her will and purposefully prevented her from leaving the basement of his South Salt Lake apartment. In a last-ditch attempt to lessen the charges against their client, Esar Met’s defense team asked the judge to do away with the kidnapping conviction, leaving Met to answer only to one count of first-degree felon...</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> 57795924@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:04:49 MDT Utah attorneys fighting for gay marriage are used to winning http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57774698-78/tomsic-magleby-utah-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57774698-78/tomsic-magleby-utah-marriage.html.csp">Utah attorneys fighting for gay marriage are used to winning</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T14:00:10.726-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 02:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Mark Lawrence asked attorneys James E. Magleby and Peggy A. Tomsic to take on Utah and its ban on same-sex marriage, they had one question for him: Why us? Lawrence, it turns out, had done his homework. He told the pair he was looking for lawyers with a winning track record of doing hard things “because this is going to be really difficult.” Magleby and Tomsic had squared off against armies of attorneys with endless resources in the face of long odds on behalf of underdogs before. A notable...</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> 57774698@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:00:10 MDT Mayor of polygamous town may have married 15-year-old http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57723512-78/barlow-documents-allred-attorneys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57723512-78/barlow-documents-allred-attorneys.html.csp">Mayor of polygamous town may have married 15-year-old</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T13:46:40.646-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Did the sitting mayor of a polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border marry a teenage girl? That’s the unsettling allegation about Colorado City Mayor Joseph Allred revealed in a batch of court documents filed earlier this year. The documents are part of a Department of Justice case against Colorado City, Ariz., and Hildale, Utah — neighboring towns dominated by The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The case alleges many of the same things that came up in the recently ...</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> 57723512@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 13:46:40 MDT Judge strikes down part of Ohio gay marriage law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775343-68/ohio-state-gay-black.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775343-68/ohio-state-gay-black.html.csp">Judge strikes down part of Ohio gay marriage law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AMANDA LEE MYERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T14:34:32.457-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 02:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • A federal judge said Friday that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that would strike down part of the state’s ban on gay marriages but stop short of forcing it to perform same-sex weddings. Judge Timothy Black announced his intentions in federal court in Cincinnati following final arguments in a lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the marriage ban. “I intend to issue a declaration that Ohio’s recognition bans, that have been relied upon ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577753432014-04-04T14:34:32.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T14:34:32.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775343@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:34:32 MDT Texas must reveal who supplied execution drugs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57741120-68/texas-prison-drugs-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57741120-68/texas-prison-drugs-state.html.csp">Texas must reveal who supplied execution drugs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL GRACZYK </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PAUL J. WEBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T20:17:19.642-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 08:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • A judge ordered Texas prison officials Thursday to disclose the supplier of a new batch of lethal injection drugs to attorneys for two inmates set to be executed next month, but she stopped short of revealing the identity of the manufacturer to the public. The ruling by state District Judge Suzanne Covington came after the Texas Department of Criminal Justice argued that threats against execution suppliers are escalating. The agency recently obtained a threat assessment from law...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577411202014-03-27T20:17:19.642-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T20:17:19.642-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57741120@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:17:19 MDT State attorney: Montana rapist can’t blame victim http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57741024-68/rambold-victim-court-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57741024-68/rambold-victim-court-state.html.csp">State attorney: Montana rapist can’t blame victim</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T19:12:01.826-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 07:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billings, Mont. • A former Montana teacher convicted of rape wrongly blamed his 14-year-old victim when he argued that she bore responsibility in the case, an attorney for the state said Thursday in a court filing. The office of Attorney General Tim Fox is appealing Stacey Dean Rambold’s one-month prison sentence to the Montana Supreme Court. The state says he should have served a mandatory minimum of four years after pleading guilty to sexual assault without consent. Rambold is fighting the app...</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> 57741024@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:12:01 MDT Alta ask court to toss snowboarders’ lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57726318-78/alta-snowboarders-lawsuit-attorneys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57726318-78/alta-snowboarders-lawsuit-attorneys.html.csp">Alta ask court to toss snowboarders’ lawsuit</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="2014-03-24T23:16:17.046-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alta ski resort has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by snowboarders seeking access to the mountain, arguing that the snowboarders’ claim of a rights violation “demeans the Constitution itself.” The snow sports advocacy group Wasatch Equality in January joined four boarders in suing Alta, claiming its no-snowboards policy is the result of hostile attitudes toward snowboarders and violates boarders’ constitutional rights under the 14th Amendment. “It demeans the Constitution to 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> 57726318@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 23:16:17 MDT Family wins lawsuit against polygamous towns, gets millions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57710092-78/cookes-family-thursday-walker.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57710092-78/cookes-family-thursday-walker.html.csp">Family wins lawsuit against polygamous towns, gets millions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T22:41:15.951-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 10:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A jury Thursday sided with a family living in a polygamous community, awarding them $5.2 million for years of religious discrimination. The ruling concludes the Cooke family’s civil rights trial, in which they argued that the mostly-polygamous towns of Colorado City, Ariz., and Hildale, Utah, discriminated against them for not being members of The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The family moved to the area, known as Short Creek, in 2008 but were refused access to u...</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> 57710092@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:41:15 MDT Cop says FLDS church doesn’t control polygamous town http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57697936-78/barlow-cookes-flds-cooke.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57697936-78/barlow-cookes-flds-cooke.html.csp">Cop says FLDS church doesn’t control polygamous town</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T20:21:24.505-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • The police in a polygamous town are either consummate professionals or bumbling pawns. They’re either impartial arbiters or purveyors of cronyism. They’re either very good, or they’re very bad. Those vastly different versions of the local law enforcement, or “marshals,” in Short Creek came out during testimony Tuesday in Phoenix’s U.S. District Court. The testimony was part of a civil rights trial involving Ronald and Jinjer Cooke, who moved to the mostly FLDS community — which includ...</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> 57697936@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:21:24 MDT Cooke attorneys question cop’s testimony in polygmous town civil rights trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/57698780-191/johnson-church-walker-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/57698780-191/johnson-church-walker-police.html.csp">Cooke attorneys question cop’s testimony in polygmous town civil rights trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T15:07:02.225-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 03:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • Sam Johnson said the FLDS Church doesn’t control a pair of polygamous towns Tuesday, but by the late morning attorneys were working to dismantle that claim at trial. The first few hours of Johnson’s testimony at U.S. District Court for Arizona came in response to questions from attorneys representing Colorado City, Ariz., and Hildale, Utah. However, attorneys for the Cooke family — who say they were discriminated against for not being FLDS members — clearly didn’t buy why Johnson was...</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> 57698780@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:07:02 MDT Records: Man in theater shooting also was texting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57678808-68/reeves-oulson-theater-documents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57678808-68/reeves-oulson-theater-documents.html.csp">Records: Man in theater shooting also was texting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMARA LUSH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T19:58:44.838-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 07:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dade City, Fla. • A former police officer accused of killing a man in a movie theater during a dispute over texting had used his own phone to send a message to his son minutes before the shooting, according to documents released Thursday by Florida prosecutors. Curtis Reeves’ son, Matthew Reeves, told detectives that his father texted him at 1:04 p.m. Jan. 13, the documents show. Curtis Reeves told his son he was already seated inside the theater. Matthew Reeves, who is a Tampa police officer, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576788082014-03-13T19:58:44.838-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T19:58:44.838-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57678808@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:58:44 MDT Lawsuits claim McDonald’s cheats workers on pay http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57677164-79/mcdonald-lawsuits-pay-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57677164-79/mcdonald-lawsuits-pay-workers.html.csp">Lawsuits claim McDonald’s cheats workers on pay</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Food Industry Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T12:38:01.944-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 12:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Several lawsuits filed against McDonald’s this week say the fast-food chain engages in a variety of practices to avoid paying workers what they’re owed. The suits in California, Michigan and New York against McDonald’s Corp. and its franchisees represent the latest move to call attention to pay practices in the fast-food and other low-wage industries. President Barack Obama, Democratic lawmakers and labor organizers have been pushing to raise the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576771642014-03-13T12:38:01.944-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T12:38:01.944-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57677164@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:38:01 MDT Op-ed: Utah lawyer discipline balances individual rights, public responsibility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57608282-82/utah-rules-court-ethics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57608282-82/utah-rules-court-ethics.html.csp">Op-ed: Utah lawyer discipline balances individual rights, public responsibility</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Curtis M. Jensen and TerriE McIntosh</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T11:28:23.323-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In response to recent concerns about how attorney discipline is handled, we would like to explain how the legal profession helps to ensure that lawyers in Utah practice in an ethical manner. The Utah Constitution gives the Utah Supreme Court the responsibility to regulate the practice of law. The Utah State Bar was established in 1931 under the authority of the Utah Supreme Court to fulfill that responsibility, which includes licensing attorneys, providing continuing legal education and, when ne...</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> 57608282@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:28:23 MDT Los Angeles Times: Even bad laws deserve a defense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57613375-82/defend-general-court-attorneys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57613375-82/defend-general-court-attorneys.html.csp">Los Angeles Times: Even bad laws deserve a defense</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By the los angeles times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T11:11:07.535-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The six state attorneys general who have declined to defend their states’ bans on same-sex marriage in court got some encouragement this week from U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. In a speech, Holder said that it was sometimes appropriate for attorneys general to abandon their usual obligation to defend the constitutionality of state laws. This page supports same-sex marriage unreservedly. But even so, we worry that Holder’s comments will embolden additional state attorneys general — Rep...</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> 57613375@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:11:07 MDT Polygamous town employee never saw discrimination http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/57609426-191/barlow-cookes-hildale-town.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/57609426-191/barlow-cookes-hildale-town.html.csp">Polygamous town employee never saw discrimination</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T16:50:02.874-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 04:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vincent Barlow hasn’t been FLDS for two years, but during that entire time and for years before he never saw any religious discrimination in his town, he testified Thursday. Barlow is the city manager of Hildale, Utah, one of two towns named in the Cooke family’s civil rights trial. The Cookes believe they were discriminated against and denied utilities because they were not members of the polygamous The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Barlow was the first witness ca...</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> 57609426@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:50:02 MDT Testimony continues in polygamy case in Arizona http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/57607614-191/allred-alleged-church-cookes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/57607614-191/allred-alleged-church-cookes.html.csp">Testimony continues in polygamy case in Arizona</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T11:09:08.119-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Colorado City mayor Joseph Allred continued his testimony Thursday morning in the Cooke civil rights lawsuit. And just as he did Wednesday afternoon during a trial in U.S. District Court for Arizona, Allred refused to answer any questions whatsoever. Instead, after each question, Allred cited his Fifth Amendment rights and “declined to answer.” Here are just some of the things attorneys for the Cookes — who claim they were discriminated against for not being members of polygamous The Fundamental...</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> 57607614@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:09:08 MDT Mayor refuses to testify in suit against polygamous towns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57601997-78/cookes-allred-cooke-hamilton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57601997-78/cookes-allred-cooke-hamilton.html.csp">Mayor refuses to testify in suit against polygamous towns</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jim Dalrymple II</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T09:29:30.54-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 09:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • For 45 minutes Wednesday, an attorney asked the mayor of a mostly polygamous town about the relationship between his church and his government, and for 45 minutes the man refused to answer. Mayor Joseph Allred, of Colorado City, Ariz., took the stand as part of a civil rights lawsuit filed against his town and neighboring Hildale, Utah. Ron and Jinjer Cooke claim that the city government discriminated against them because they aren’t members of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of ...</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> 57601997@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:29:30 MDT