LAWSON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LAWSON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Swallow warrants yield a flood of documents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57833469-78/data-investigators-records-information.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57833469-78/data-investigators-records-information.html.csp">Swallow warrants yield a flood of documents</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="2014-04-19T01:01:02.751-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investigators in the ongoing criminal probe of former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff are wading through what appears to be a massive amount of data obtained through a series of sweeping search warrants. That information may include emails and other evidence lost or deleted from Swallow’s accounts — data legislative investigators spent considerable time and money trying to recover. Criminal investigators are taking a decidedly different tack than that of House investigator...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57833469@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT A.G.’s office: Former Swallow and Shurtleff deputy placed on leave http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57796131-78/torgensen-swallow-attorney-lawson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57796131-78/torgensen-swallow-attorney-lawson.html.csp">A.G.’s office: Former Swallow and Shurtleff deputy placed on leave</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tom harvey </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T09:36:52.738-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A top deputy to former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday during “internal investigations” into his conduct. Kirk Torgensen, whose name also has surfaced in outside probes of the scandal-scarred office, had previously been demoted by new Attorney General Sean Reyes, who had assigned him to run training meetings but gave him no permanent post. Reyes’ spokeswoman, Missy Larsen, confirmed Torgensen’s placement on paid leave “pen...</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> 57796131@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:36:52 MDT Key Swallow deputy on investigators’ radar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57708969-90/torgensen-attorney-office-swallow.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57708969-90/torgensen-attorney-office-swallow.html.csp">Key Swallow deputy on investigators’ radar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T18:43:25.418-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 06:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There is a footnote nestled toward the end of the 183rd page of the Utah House Special Investigative Committee report on former Attorney General John Swallow. Almost an aside, the note draws attention to another person — a man who was a fixture in the inner circles of Swallow and his predecessor, Mark Shurtleff, and whose actions now appear to be under growing scrutiny. “In the course of its investigation, the committee learned that, in addition to Mr. Swallow’s deleted emails, a large volume o...</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> 57708969@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:43:25 MDT Letter: 86-year-old doing pretty well after smoking years ago http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57592766-82/smoking-age-lawson-smoked.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57592766-82/smoking-age-lawson-smoked.html.csp">Letter: 86-year-old doing pretty well after smoking years ago</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T01:01:02.915-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re “Raising smoking age to 21 gets nod,” Tribune, Feb. 21: “Are you kidding me?” I need to try to understand the thought process that seems to guide the lawmakers so saddled in their strictly disciplined dogma controlling all matters of liquor, sex, nicotine and coffee. These great, open and ever-inquisitive minds parade Betty Lawson, an 86-year-old woman, out to show the insidiousness of smoking cigarettes. Now get this: By her own admission, Ms. Lawson has not smoked in 47 years. She started...</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> 57592766@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 01:01:02 MDT