COURTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COURTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Court hearing gay marriage arguments from 4 states http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267046-68/marriage-gay-court-arguments.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267046-68/marriage-gay-court-arguments.html.csp">Court hearing gay marriage arguments from 4 states</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="2014-08-06T15:47:42.558-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • A federal appeals court judge hearing arguments in six gay marriage fights in a landmark hearing Wednesday expressed deep skepticism about whether the courts are the ideal setting for such major change, saying that the best way to win the hearts and minds of Americans on the issue would be the democratic process. The judge, Jeffrey S. Sutton of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, peppered attorneys with the question and said it was strange that the same-sex couples fighting state...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582670462014-08-06T15:47:42.558-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T15:47:42.558-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267046@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:47:42 MDT Utah case just one among gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58262976-68/marriage-gay-court-circuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58262976-68/marriage-gay-court-circuit.html.csp">Utah case just one among gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts</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="2014-08-05T15:18:22.044-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 03:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • Federal appeals courts soon will hear arguments in gay marriage fights from nine states, part of a slew of cases putting pressure on the U.S. Supreme Court to issue a final verdict. If the appeals judges continue the unbroken eight-month streak of rulings in favor of gay marriage, that could make it easier for the nation’s highest court to come down on the side of supporters. If even one ruling goes against them in the four courts taking up the issue in the coming weeks, it would cr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582629762014-08-05T15:18:22.044-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T15:18:22.044-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58262976@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:18:22 MDT Op-ed: Fix Utah’s “broken windows,” or we’ll see more scandal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246249-82/utah-shurtleff-judge-broken.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246249-82/utah-shurtleff-judge-broken.html.csp">Op-ed: Fix Utah’s “broken windows,” or we’ll see more scandal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marcus R. Mumford</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T16:09:10.463-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In response to criminal charges recently filed against former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, many Utahns are asking: How could this happen? Acknowledgement: I’m not disinterested. I represent some of the principal accusers in those matters. I have also been litigating a class action on behalf of Utah homeowners against Bank of America for illegal foreclosure practices – a case Shurtleff allegedly attempted to undermine before going to work for the bank’s D.C. law fir...</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> 58246249@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:09:10 MDT