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BYU CSO (Career Services Office)…

BYU CSO (Career Services Office) Blog

BYU's Career Services Office (CSO) offers tips on how to survive and thrive in the legal world.

http://byulawcso.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    White & Case Diversity

    White & Case Diversity
    Diversity and inclusion are inherent core values of White & Case, embedded in all we do as one firm in our offices around the world. As a truly global law firm, we recruit, retain and advance people of diverse backgrounds who strengthen…
  • Jun 25

    Office of Hawaiian Affairs Internship

    Office of Hawaiian Affairs Internship
    Go to the link to read about this awesome opportunity!https://m.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/aapi/internship
  • May 6

    U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association Writing Competition

    U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association Writing Competition
    The U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is pleased to announce its annual Law Student Writing Competition for the 2014-15 academic year.  The Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is a non-profit, voluntary…
Rank this Week: 425

the Ninth

the Ninth

Tracks the trends of the country's biggest and busiest court of appeals, the Ninth Circuit. By McGuire Coats LLP.

http://www.theninthcircuit.com/
Rank this Week: 683

Estate Street

Estate Street

Covers probate and estate and tax planning. By Craig Hughes.

http://estatestreet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Grantor vs Non-Grantor Trust

    Grantor vs Non-Grantor Trust
    I received a call a couple of days ago from previous clients who asked whether or not they needed to get a tax number for their trust.  They did not understand that as their trust was a revocable trust (also known as a grantor…
  • Jan 23

    The Cost of Death on the Rise

    The Cost of Death on the Rise
    It can be expensive to die, and I am not talking medical bills at the end of life.  The cost to purchase burial items are expensive.  An article written by Michael De Groote in the Deseret News by Michael De Groote dated…
  • Jan 21

    Gifts To Grandchildren

    Gifts To Grandchildren
    Gifts given to grandchildren by grandparents can be a great blessing.  Kelly Greene wrote an article in the Wall Street Journal September 14, 2012, titled "Are You Coddling Your Grandkids?"  In her article, Ms. Greene indicates five…
Rank this Week: 704

Law Partners Organization

Law Partners Organization

A resource for spouses and families of Brigham Young University (BYU) Law School students

http://lawpartners.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 6

    Opening Social - September 7th!

    Opening Social - September 7th!
    Please join us on September 7th at Rock Canyon Park from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. You and your family are invited to attend! If your law spouse isn't around, still come, there will be many of us there alone!Dinner and dessert will be provided,…
  • Apr 2

    Activities this Week

    Activities this Week
    LP Closing Social
  • Mar 26

    Activities this Week: 3/26-3/31

    Activities this Week: 3/26-3/31
    3/27 Tuesday Children's Hour: California Pizza Kitchen Tour 12:00 (noon)This is a really fun tour.  The kids will get to make and eat their very own pizza!
Rank this Week: 790

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Aug 26

    Unsecured Load Turns Fatal

    Unsecured Load Turns Fatal
    Items that fall off of an unsecured load can become fatal road debris for fellow motorists on the highway. A study done by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety states: “In North America, vehicle related road debris (VRRD) is estimated to…
  • Aug 24

    Sharing Prescription Drug

    Sharing Prescription Drug
    Sharing prescription drugs with friends and family members is dangerous and against the law. Before handing out single pills or an entire bottle, study the health and criminal repercussions associated with sharing prescription drugs. Health…
  • Aug 19

    Unreasonable Searches and Seizure

    Unreasonable Searches and Seizure
    All citizens of the United States have the right to feel secure in knowing that their home and personal belongings are not subject to unreasonable searches and seizures. Protection for the people The Fourth Amendment states, “The right…
Rank this Week: 1133

Utah Business, Injury, and Divorce…

Utah Business, Injury, and Divorce Blog

Covers Utah business, criminal, family and injury law. By the Salcido Law Firm.

http://www.salcidolaw.com
  • Jun 17

    What is a Presentence Report in Utah criminal case

    What is a Presentence Report in Utah criminal case
    When someone is convicted of a felony in Utah the judge typically wants to find out as much about that person as possible before handing down a sentence. This is accomplished through what is called a presentence report or a presentence…
  • May 23

    Memorial Day Weekend – DUI and Texting Charge

    Memorial Day Weekend – DUI and Texting Charge
    Memorial Day Weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year for Utah Highway Patrol (UHP). UHP writes more DUI citations over this weekend than almost any other weekend of the year. Unlike Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and other…
  • May 20

    New Rules of Civil Procedure Take Effect in Utah this Month

    New Rules of Civil Procedure Take Effect in Utah this Month
    The Utah Rules of Civil Procedure have changed this month with regards to time period for filing motion papers and some of those changes are significant.  The amendments to these time periods were made in an effort to bring Utah more…
Rank this Week: 1173

Utah Estate Planning

Utah Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills in Utah. By Jason C. Hunter.

http://www.utahestateplanning.typepad.com/
  • Aug 22

    The Joy Of Inheriting Appreciated Property

    The Joy Of Inheriting Appreciated Property
    When you inherit property, such as a house or stocks, the property is usually worth more than it was when the original owner purchased it. If you were to sell the property, there could be huge capital gains taxes. Fortunately, when you…
  • Aug 21

    When PODs Go BAD

    When PODs Go BAD
    Are payable on death accounts a simple way to pass assets to heirs or are they a mistake? It sure sounds simple. With a payable on death account or paid on death account, you name a beneficiary who gets the account when you die—no probate,…
  • Aug 20

    QPRT Consideration

    QPRT Consideration
    Among those with wealth primarily concentrated in their home or investment portfolio, there are two types of trusts designed to transfer wealth to heirs and save taxes by removing the assets from the estate. In effect, this reduces the amount…
Rank this Week: 1616

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Covers Utah family and divorce law.

http://theutahdivorceattorneys.com/
  • Aug 24

    Install and Use Ubuntu Snort

    Install and Use Ubuntu Snort
    I have a question posted by a user http://binarymetabot.com/the-50k-mission-software-review/ system IDs (Intrusion Detection Systems) and a few days ago, IPS (intrusion prevention) talked about. Snort – so I think I have personally used…
  • Aug 23

    The Body Building Impact

    The Body Building Impact
    When you decide to start building the body, it is good, but you have bodybuilding as a gradual process that will eventually lead to more experienced process procedures. Here are seven tips for specforce aplha review building your body to help…
  • Aug 20

    The Fat Burning Kitchen Review – Workouts Exposed!

    The Fat Burning Kitchen Review – Workouts Exposed!
    You avoid fats need to increase your daily activities. All calories exercising muscles, muscle, fat burned during burning, and are more efficient, where – weight loss can be achieved quickly. To be an effective fat burner you want to…
Rank this Week: 1654

Truman Law Firm Blog

Truman Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injuries and accident reports.

http://trumanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    3 Reasons Truck Drivers Should Always Wear Seatbelt

    3 Reasons Truck Drivers Should Always Wear Seatbelt
    Safety belts are the most critical piece of safety equipment in your car or truck. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, car accidents are a leading cause of death and serious injury in the United States, and seatbelts…
  • Aug 14

    Implications of Nevada’s Fault System Insurance

    Implications of Nevada’s Fault System Insurance
    If you drive a car in the state of Nevada, it is important to understand the accident and insurance laws. There are few situations more devastating than getting in a serious wreck only to find out that you have inadequate coverage. If you…
  • Aug 3

    How to Avoid 3 Common Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada

    How to Avoid 3 Common Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada
    Riding a motorcycle may seem simple, but like all vehicles, responsible handling requires skill and experience. Bikers are particularly vulnerable to injuries – even with proper safety gear – which is why following the rules of…
Rank this Week: 2295

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Jul 9

    What is an Armed Career Criminal?

    What is an Armed Career Criminal?
    The Armed Career Criminal “Armed career criminal” – sounds pretty serious, right? Well for purposes of federal criminal law it most definitely is. The term applies to a select group of individuals who the federal government…
  • May 27

    Utah Law Reform: Drug Possession No Longer A Felony

    Utah Law Reform: Drug Possession No Longer A Felony
    Drug Possession Is A Common Offense In a sweeping move which was totally unexpected and unusual (for Utah), the Utah Legislature effectively passed legislation to reduce the population in its jails and prisons by significant numbers.…
  • Apr 22

    Difficult For A Defendant To Withdraw His Guilty Plea

    Difficult For A Defendant To Withdraw His Guilty Plea
    Requirements to Withdraw a Plea When a defendant enters into a plea negotiation with the State he has to waive all of his pretrial rights such as his right to remain silent, his right to the presumption of innocence, his … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2309

James Esparza Law Firm Blog

James Esparza Law Firm Blog

Provides information about what to do if you or a loved one has been injured in an accident.

http://www.jamesesparza.com/
  • May 7

    Surgical Staple Recall: Have you been injured?

    Surgical Staple Recall: Have you been injured?
    The FDA announced a Class I Recall of all lots of the Tiger Paw System II surgical staple manufactured by Maquet Medical Systems. The FDA has received 51 reports of adverse events and one death associated with the surgical staple.  The…
  • May 7

    Off-Label Promotion - What Should the FDA Do?

    Off-Label Promotion - What Should the FDA Do?
    Will the FDA Loosen Off-Label Restrictions?Some of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world have formed a coalition known as the Medical Information Working Group, to support the practice of promoting off-label use of prescription…
  • Jun 20

    Morcellation Petition

    Morcellation Petition
    Morcellator Petition: Stop Morcellating the UterusChange.Org has launched a petition calling for the end of morcellation of the uterus in hysterectomies.  Morcellation involves using a power morcellator to grind up the uterus into tiny…
Rank this Week: 1672

Utah Injury Law

Utah Injury Law

Provides commentary on Utah injury law. By jared Faerber.

http://utahjusticeblog.com
Rank this Week: 2396

utahcondolaw

utahcondolaw

Covers the development, governance and management of community associations, including condominiums, homeowners' associations and mixed use projects. By Lincoln W. Hobbs.

http://utahcondolaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 12

    We're Moving

    We're Moving
    Over the next little while, I intend to relocate the hosting of this blog to wordpress -- it will allow more options and features in posting, and I think I can make it look a bit better.  So, if you want to keep up, you might want to change…
  • Mar 26

    Amending CC & Rs and Bylaws -- National and Local Presentation

    Amending CC & Rs and Bylaws -- National and Local Presentation
    The National Business Institute has asked me to present a national teleconference on the subject of amending community association (HOAs, Homeowner Associations, Home Owner Associations, condominiums, PUDs, Planned Unit Developments --…
  • Mar 25

    The Essentials of Community Management

    The Essentials of Community Management
    Last weekend, The Utah Chapter of the Community Associations Institute sponsored its "Essentials of Community Management" course. Several active members of the industry taught about the fundamentals of homeowner association and condominium…
Rank this Week: 2047

Medical Malpractice in Utah

Medical Malpractice in Utah

Discusses medical malpractice issues in Utah. By Todd Wahlquist.

http://utah-medical-malpractice.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 31

    Is Your Lawyer an SOB?

    Is Your Lawyer an SOB?
    An acquaintance told me recently that he hired a particular attorney because he heard the attorney was an "SOB." That struck me as a rather odd requirement and got me to thinking, why would you want an SOB for an attorney?If you were hiring…
  • Mar 17

    Large Firm v. Small Firm

    Large Firm v. Small Firm
    I receive many phone calls from potential clients medical malpractice clients who ask about the size of my firm. It seems that many people have an idea in their head about the size of the firm they would like representing them. I don't know…
  • Feb 13

    Why won't the doctor give me my records?

    Why won't the doctor give me my records?
    I got a call from a man the other day who was very upset because he wanted a copy of his medical records and the staff at his physician's office wouldn't turn them over. I hear this all the time and it makes me very angry.
Rank this Week: 2388

Pearson Butler Blog

Pearson Butler Blog

Covers Utah law.

http://www.lawyerinutah.com/
  • Aug 27

    Utah Litigation Attorney Kyle Adams Joins PEARSON BUTLER Law

    Utah Litigation Attorney Kyle Adams Joins PEARSON BUTLER Law
    The law offices of Pearson, Butler, & Carson, PLLC (“PEARSON BUTLER Law”) is pleased to announce that respected Utah litigation attorney Kyle Adams has joined its firm. “I am a litigator at heart and enjoy assisting…
  • Aug 26

    Car Accident in Utah: 7 Things You SHOULD Do Before an Accident

    Car Accident in Utah: 7 Things You SHOULD Do Before an Accident
    Car accidents can wreak havoc on lives. Not only can car accidents cause serious bodily injury and sometimes permanent disability, they can also cause a lot of financial problems through property damage, lost wages, and other costs.  A…
  • Aug 17

    Got IRS Tax Debt? Use the Collection Appeals Program

    Got IRS Tax Debt? Use the Collection Appeals Program
    Collection Appeals Program Taxpayers who have IRS tax debt often receive notices of levy or liens that are asserted by the IRS. If you disagree with these enforced collection actions by the IRS, you have options to fight back. One avenue that…
Rank this Week: 3031

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

By Chris Salcido.

http://www.utahdivorcehotline.com/utah-divorce-and-family-lawblog/
  • Aug 26

    The Good Divorce – Making Divorce As Painless as Possible

    The Good Divorce – Making Divorce As Painless as Possible
    Trend Toward a “Good Divorce” Recently some high profile celebrity divorces have raised some attention to what has been called the “good divorce,” that is, a divorce where the former spouses stay friends, continue to…
  • Jun 23

    Dividing a Personal Injury Award in a Utah Divorce

    Dividing a Personal Injury Award in a Utah Divorce
    Dividing a Personal Injury Award Comes Before Determining Alimony In a divorce action the court is required to determine how to divide the spouses’ property and whether alimony should be awarded. Property division comes first.…
  • Apr 22

    Mediation Before Modification Has Become Standard

    Mediation Before Modification Has Become Standard
    Mediation Before Modification Provisions in Divorce Decrees In most divorce decrees these days a provision is included that requires the parties to enter into a mediation to settle any disputes before going to court. Mediation is an informal…
Rank this Week: 2698

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Aug 26

    New Minimum Joint Physical Custody Law in Utah

    New Minimum Joint Physical Custody Law in Utah
    Utah has Moved to More Liberal Parent Time This year the Utah Legislature has moved toward a more liberal minimum parent time. This is a huge victory for noncustodial parents. What is the change? Previously in Utah, the minimum joint physical…
  • Jul 9

    Rule 412 and the Admissibility of a Victim’s Sexual Behavior

    Rule 412 and the Admissibility of a Victim’s Sexual Behavior
    What is Rule 412? Rule 412 of the Utah Rules of Evidence prohibits the admission of evidence, in criminal cases alleging sexual misconduct, of the victim’s past sexual behavior or predisposition. For example, in a rape case, the…
  • Jun 11

    When Character Evidence is Admissible In Utah Court

    When Character Evidence is Admissible In Utah Court
    Criminal Cases Often Involve Character Evidence Over the centuries of common law, a prohibition against introducing evidence of a person’s character developed so as to avoid influencing juries and judges to find either for or against a…
Rank this Week: 2689

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Aug 26

    What Does the Law say about Marijuana in Utah

    What Does the Law say about Marijuana in Utah
    Over the past 20 years, regulations on marijuana possession have been decreasing. Today, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the use of marijuana in one way or another. Although neighboring Colorado became one of those…
  • Aug 25

    How to Contact an Inmate at the Tooele County Jail

    How to Contact an Inmate at the Tooele County Jail
    If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you may have already seen our article about visiting the Tooele County Jail.  In this article, we’ll be covering another aspect of the jail: its rules for corresponding with inmates, as…
  • Aug 24

    Wasatch County Jail Information for Familie

    Wasatch County Jail Information for Familie
    It’s always stressful when a relative or romantic partner is incarcerated.  If your loved one has been brought into custody at the Wasatch County Jail in Utah, there are probably lots of questions on your mind.  This article…
Rank this Week: 2934

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Home Care Workers Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime

    Home Care Workers Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime
    B y Mark Wiletsky Agencies that provide companionship or live-in care services for the elderly, ill or disabled will now have to pay their home care workers minimum wage and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Reversing a…
  • Aug 20

    OSHA Looks to ADR to Reduce Explosion in Whistleblower Complaint

    OSHA Looks to ADR to Reduce Explosion in Whistleblower Complaint
    By Matthew Linton The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued revised policies and procedures for applying a new process for resolving whistleblower disputes. The new process is an early resolution process that is to…
  • Aug 18

    NLRB Unanimously Declines Jurisdiction Over Northwestern University Football Player Union Petition

    NLRB Unanimously Declines Jurisdiction Over Northwestern University Football Player Union Petition
    By Steve Gutierrez The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) declined to assert jurisdiction over the petition filed by a union seeking to represent Northwestern University’s scholarship football players. In 2014, the Regional…
Rank this Week: 2860

Utah Water Rights and Water Law

Utah Water Rights and Water Law

Features case law summaries, legislative updates, and informative articles about Utah water law. By Jeff Gittins.

http://www.utahwaterrights.blogspot.com
  • Aug 17

    Public Meeting Concerning the Proposed Determination in the Harmony Park East Area

    Public Meeting Concerning the Proposed Determination in the Harmony Park East Area
    The Utah Division of Water Rights has set a public meeting to discuss the proposed determination of water rights within the Harmony Park East Subdivision, Salt Lake County East Division of Utah Lake/Jordan River Drainage Area (Area…
  • Aug 5

    Proposed Appointment of a Special Master in General Adjudication

    Proposed Appointment of a Special Master in General Adjudication
    Recently, the Utah Division of Water Rights has asked the Third District Court to appoint a Special Master in the Utah Lake and Jordan River General Adjudication.  A Special Master is a person appointed by the court to take specific…
  • Jun 10

    Conversion of Shares into Acre-Feet

    Conversion of Shares into Acre-Feet
    People often ask me how to convert shares into acre-feet.  Unfortunately, the answer is not as easy as one might expect.At the outset, please note that this post focuses on water shares, not water rights.  To understand the…
Rank this Week: 3044

Utah State Bar News

Utah State Bar News

The Utah State Bar publishes compliance notices, court rule changes, and other information relevant to the practice of law in Utah.

http://www.utahbar.org/news
  • Aug 17

    Ron Yengich: For the first time, Utah’s Lawyer of the Year is a ‘blue-collar’ defense attorney

    Ron Yengich: For the first time, Utah’s Lawyer of the Year is a ‘blue-collar’ defense attorney
    BY JESSICA MILLER THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE PUBLISHED: AUGUST 16, 2015 09:20PM UPDATED: AUGUST 17, 2015 09:37AM Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune Defense lawyer Ron Yengich gives his closing arguments in Judge L. Douglas Hogan’s courtroom…
  • Aug 7

    Brower Named as Clearfield Justice Court Judge

    Brower Named as Clearfield Justice Court Judge
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   August 6, 2015 Contact: Nancy Volmer (801) 578-3994 Cell: (801) 712-4545 BROWER NAMED TO FILL CLEARFIELD JUSTICE COURT VACANCY Clearfield, UT—The Davis County Nominating Commission has announced the…
  • Jul 30

    Judge Skanchy Named Presiding Judge for 3rd District Court

    Judge Skanchy Named Presiding Judge for 3rd District Court
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2015 Contact: Nancy Volmer (801) 578-3994 Cell:(801) 712-4545 JUDGE SKANCHY NAMED PRESIDING JUDGE IN THIRD DISTRICT COURT Salt Lake, UT—District Court Judge Randall Skanchy has been named presiding judge…
Rank this Week: 2532

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    “…You can’t get a dolla outta me!” 50 Cent

    “…You can’t get a dolla outta me!” 50 Cent
    My favorite early 2000’s rapper 50 Cent is all over the news with his bankruptcy filing. Here’s the short of it: 50 Cent, born Curtis Jackson III, posted a 13-minute sex tape of a woman named Lastonia Leviston in an attempt…
  • Jun 2

    Medical Bill

    Medical Bill
    What is it that leads someone into filing bankruptcy? Bad spending habits? Recklessness? Credit cards? Wrong. In 2013 the foundation NerdWallet published a report stating that medical bills were the primary cause of bankruptcy filings. The…
  • May 4

    Loan Shark

    Loan Shark
    According to a study commissioned by the Utah Department of Financial Institutions, Utah pay day loan companies charged an average of 473.52 percent interest. “At least one Utah payday-loan company charged an astronomical…
Rank this Week: 3394

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Covers Utah medical malpractice law.

http://www.ryanspringer.com/blog/
  • Aug 2

    Recording Medical Procedures for Patient Safety

    Recording Medical Procedures for Patient Safety
    As many as 98,000 Americans die every year as the result of surgical errors and mistakes made by hospitals (misdiagnosis, incorrect dosages, incorrect prescriptions, etc.).  The number could be even higher, as many of cases of…
  • Aug 1

    Physicians as “Expert Witnesses”

    Physicians as “Expert Witnesses”
    During a trial, the jury’s opinions and impressions about the case are critical.  One of the things I learned from my most recent trial was how the jurors weighed the testimony of expert witnesses. In a malpractice case, the…
  • Aug 22

    Patient Safety, Medical Technology, and Malpractice

    Patient Safety, Medical Technology, and Malpractice
    One of the reasons that medical malpractice occurs so frequently is increased reliance on computerized systems, automatic orders, and inadequate training on the proper use of medical technology and devices. Thankfully, the healthcare industry…
Rank this Week: 3490

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

Covers legislative and court cases affecting Utah employers and employees. By D. Scott Crook.

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Cases --- July 12th through 18th

    Cases --- July 12th through 18th
    Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and DiseaseBrooks v. Commissioner (10th Cir., July 17, 2015) (affirming the Commission determination that Brooks had received an overpayment of Disability benefits)Santos v. Colvin (10th…
  • Jul 11

    Cases --- July 5th through 11th

    Cases --- July 5th through 11th
    Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and DiseaseBainbridge v. Colvin (10th Cir., July 7, 2015) (affirming denial of disability benefits)Discrimination/RetaliationJordan v. Dillon Companies (10th Cir., July 9, 2015) (affirming summary…
  • Jul 6

    Cases --- June 28th through July 4th

    Cases --- June 28th through July 4th
    Discrimination & RetaliationRock v. Levinski (10th Cir., June 29, 2015) (affirming Rock's dismissal because her right to free speech did not overcome Levinski's concern that those in high-ranking policy positions should "speak publicly…
Rank this Week: 3638

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

Covers medical negligence in Utah.

http://www.ericnielson.com/blog.html
  • Jul 28

    Who Do I Sue?

    Who Do I Sue?
    Medical malpractice victims often want to know who will be affected when they file a lawsuit.  They may like one doctor that they perceive as being the “hero.”  But they want to take the doctor that they perceive…
  • Feb 24

    Why Do I Need an Expert Witne

    Why Do I Need an Expert Witne
    Expert witnesses play a vital role in all medical malpractice litigation. A consulting expert is used to review the facts of a case, to research the medical issues involved, and to help clients and attorneys gain a better understanding of…
  • Feb 7

    Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case

    Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case
    The Utah Supreme Court recently announced its decision in Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case.  Wrongful death law is unique in Utah, and while the Riggs opinion clarifies certain issues, it also raises several important…
Rank this Week: 3526

Utah DUI Attorney

Utah DUI Attorney

Covers Utah DUI laws and defense of Utah DUI charges. By Glen W. Neely.

http://www.utahduilawblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Using Prior Convictions to Enhance a Utah DUI–State v. EILEEN JIMENEZ-WISS,

    Using Prior Convictions to Enhance a Utah DUI–State v. EILEEN JIMENEZ-WISS,
    The Utah Court of Appeal issued the decision in State v. Jimenez-Wiss.  Defendant was charged with Felony DUI based on prior convictions.  One of the convictions involved a case where Defendant was not represented by an attorney and…
  • Feb 26

    Using Prior Convictions to Enhance a Utah DUI–State v. EILEEN JIMENEZ-WISS,

    Using Prior Convictions to Enhance a Utah DUI–State v. EILEEN JIMENEZ-WISS,
    The Utah Court of Appeal issued the decision in State v. Jimenez-Wiss.  Defendant was charged with Felony DUI based on prior convictions.  One of the convictions involved a case where Defendant was not represented by an attorney and…
  • Feb 22

    New Utah DUI Ruling on Preclusion–State v. BOBBIE JO NADINE RIRIE

    New Utah DUI Ruling on Preclusion–State v. BOBBIE JO NADINE RIRIE
    The Supreme Court issued a new decision this week in the case of State v. Bobbie Jo Nadine Ririe.  Essentially, Defendant was charged with traffic charges in a Justice Court.  Before the DUI was filed, Defendant went in and…
Rank this Week: 4653

Phillips & Skidmore Blog

Phillips & Skidmore Blog

Covers criminal defense law in and around the Ogden, UT area.

http://www.ogden-attorney.com/blog/
  • Jul 10

    Which Debts Can I Get Rid of with Bankruptcy?

    Which Debts Can I Get Rid of with Bankruptcy?
    While it does have additional benefits, bankruptcy is mainly associated with managing and eliminating debt.  However, not all debts are created equal, nor are all debts treated the same way during a bankruptcy case.  How does…
  • Jul 10

    Which Debts Can I Get Rid of with Bankruptcy?

    Which Debts Can I Get Rid of with Bankruptcy?
    While it does have additional benefits, bankruptcy is mainly associated with managing and eliminating debt.  However, not all debts are created equal, nor are all debts treated the same way during a bankruptcy case.  How does…
  • Jul 9

    Which Type of Bankruptcy is Right for You?

    Which Type of Bankruptcy is Right for You?
    In Utah and throughout the country, most consumer bankruptcy cases take the form of either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13.  (In fact, case statistics compiled by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah indicate 2013 totals…
Rank this Week: 2684

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • May 13

    The Mad Hatter Rules of Civil Procedure

    The Mad Hatter Rules of Civil Procedure
    Matt Wadsworth of Arnold & Wadsworth was recently published in the peer review magazine of Attorneys at Law, a publication serving the entire state of Utah on a myriad of subjects. The article discusses a few of the civil procedure…
  • May 13

    Arnold & Wadsworth verse Cragun Law Firm

    Arnold & Wadsworth verse Cragun Law Firm
    Last week, Jarom Bishop of Cragun Law Firm P.C., lost to partner, Matt Wadsworth, at a evidentiary hearing on a temporary restraining order. The case, Gusstaveson v. Gustaveson, held before Judge Dawson of the 2nd District Court in Bountiful…
  • May 13

    Advice for Dads When Fighting for Child Custody

    Advice for Dads When Fighting for Child Custody
    If you’re a father looking to obtain joint or sole custody of your child or children, you are likely in need of some high-quality counsel—this can be an extremely stressful time, to say the least. When it comes to child custody…
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Practical Law Blog

Practical Law Blog

A Utah criminal defense attorney's take on criminal, constitutional, and Utah law. By Kelly Ann Booth.

http://www.boothlegal.com/blog
  • Apr 30

    What You Should Know About Distracted Driving in Utah

    What You Should Know About Distracted Driving in Utah
    Distracted driving has gotten a lot of media attention recently because of fatalities resulting from people texting or talking on their phones while driving. State laws vary when it comes to distracted driving; in some states you cannot be…
  • Apr 28

    Steps to Take After Being Arrested for a DUI in Utah

    Steps to Take After Being Arrested for a DUI in Utah
    Being arrested for DUI can be a scary experience, especially if you are generally a law-abiding citizen who has never been in legal trouble before. In Utah DUI cases, you are facing potential jail time and other serious legal consequences, as…
  • Apr 26

    Driving in Utah: What to Do When You’re Pulled Over

    Driving in Utah: What to Do When You’re Pulled Over
    Police officers in Utah have the right to pull drivers over who they think are driving erratically or who they observe breaking traffic laws. However, police don’t have the right to demand answers to questions after pulling a driver…
Rank this Week: 4882

Utah Family BLAWG

Utah Family BLAWG

Provides case summaries for Family Law decisions in Utah.

http://utahfamilyblawg.blogspot.com/
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Stephen Preston Law LLC Blog

Stephen Preston Law LLC Blog

Covers intellectual property law issues and interesting technologies encountered in a patent practice that focused on electrical patents.

http://www.stephenprestonlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 14

    Implications of Provisional Rights in Patent Application

    Implications of Provisional Rights in Patent Application
    Previously, we have discussed provisional rights in patent applications in terms of their legislative and precedential background, the prerequisite of actual notice, the prerequisite of substantially identical claims in the published…
  • Oct 1

    Reasonable Royalties for Provisional Rights in Patent Application

    Reasonable Royalties for Provisional Rights in Patent Application
    The present post discusses the reasonable royalty obtainable as a remedy for the infringement of provisional rights in published patent applications between the period of publication and issuance. The previous posts in this series deal with…
  • Sep 30

    Substantially-Identical Requirement for Provisional Rights in Patent Application

    Substantially-Identical Requirement for Provisional Rights in Patent Application
    The following post is the third in the series on provisional rights in published patent applications. This post picks up where the second post, which discusses the actual notice requirement, leaves off by discussing the…
Rank this Week: 3244

Utah Bankruptcy Counsel

Utah Bankruptcy Counsel

Discusses current Utah bankruptcy and consumer law issues. By Travis K. Elder.

http://www.utahbankruptcycounsel.com/blog.html
  • Oct 4

    I just moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Can I file bankruptcy in Utah?

    I just moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Can I file bankruptcy in Utah?
    Filing Bankruptcy in Utah? There are a lot of reasons that people move to Utah and subsequently desire to file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The prospects of finding new employment in Salt Lake City, moving closer to family in Provo,…
  • Sep 27

    How long after bankruptcy until I can purchase a house?

    How long after bankruptcy until I can purchase a house?
    One of the most common questions asked by our Salt Lake Bankruptcy clients is, "How long do I have to wait to purchase a home after bankruptcy?" The answer to that question depends on individual factors such as whether the bankruptcy was…
  • Mar 23

    Paying for Bankruptcy: The Filing Fee

    Paying for Bankruptcy: The Filing Fee
    One pressing concern for anyone considering bankruptcy is how to pay for it.  After all in such a situation cash is a commodity likely in short supply.  One provision of the law that can help concerns waiver or installment…
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DUI Utah

DUI Utah

Covers laws and their enforcement related to DUI. By David E. Rosenbloom.

http://duihelputah.com/
  • Aug 11

    
Suspected Drunk Drivers Strapped to Torture Tables In Guantanamo-Style Blood Draw

    
Suspected Drunk Drivers Strapped to Torture Tables In Guantanamo-Style Blood Draw
    Sunday, July 12 — If you’ve been thinking lately that America doesn’t resemble the country your parents grew up in, you’re right – it doesn’t, because it isn’t. In fact, America has changed…
  • Aug 11

    The Consequences of a DUI Conviction

    The Consequences of a DUI Conviction
    In most states, a first-offense misdemeanor DUI can have more serious repercussions than many felonies — and in the long run, more….far more. The following comments posted on Lawrence Taylor’s great blog by a reader are…
  • Aug 11

    Woman Given Breathalyzer Tests 54 Times in a Year

    Woman Given Breathalyzer Tests 54 Times in a Year
    Kidlington, England. July 18 — A British woman said police pulled her over and administered Breathalyzer tests 54 times in a single year before she filed complaints about officers. Katie Bowman, 24, said Thames Valley Police pulled over…
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The Lebrecht Group, APLC Blog

The Lebrecht Group, APLC Blog

Discusses corporate securities law .

http://www.thelebrechtgroup.com/blog/
  • Jul 11

    SEC Allows Solicitation in Private Offering

    SEC Allows Solicitation in Private Offering
    At long last, the SEC has approved general solicitation in 506 offerings.  I have previously blogged on the subject here and here. It seems each stakeholder group is claiming it as their own victory.  Hedge funds, crowdfunders,…
  • Jun 19

    Sponsored Research. When Is It Independent?

    Sponsored Research. When Is It Independent?
    This week, Fox Business News contributor Tobin Smith was terminated because he violated their policy that “no contributor to FBN [Fox Business Network], nor his/her firm, and/or family members are allowed to accept financial…
  • Jun 6

    When Is It a Good Strategy To Lie to the SEC?

    When Is It a Good Strategy To Lie to the SEC?
    This, of course, is a misleading question.  The answer is never.  In case you need some law to back up that conclusion, take a look at the recent case of Robert J. Vitale.  Mr. Vitale was the subject of an SEC enforcement…
Rank this Week: 4225

Salt Lake City Legal News

Salt Lake City Legal News

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, immigration, and drug recall news. By Anderson & Young.

http://saltlakecity-injuryattorneys.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Utah immigrants excited about reform bill

    Utah immigrants excited about reform bill
    Tony Yapias says a taco street vendor showed the excitement — and questions — that the estimated 125,000 immigrants who are in Utah illegally have about the new bipartisan immigration-reform bill just introduced in…
  • Apr 18

    Woman Escapes Wrecked Car Before it Burts into Flame

    Woman Escapes Wrecked Car Before it Burts into Flame
    A woman may owe quick-acting passers-by for escaping her wrecked minivan before it burst into flames. West Valley City Fire Department spokesman Bob Fitzgerald said the 43-year-old woman’s minivan rolled after being involved in a crash…
  • Apr 5

    Woman hit by car in downtown Salt Lake City upgraded to serious condition

    Woman hit by car in downtown Salt Lake City upgraded to serious condition
    A woman was in serious condition Friday, the day after she was struck in downtown Salt Lake City by a car. Salt Lake City police said the 58-year-old woman was hit while crossing the intersection of 900 S. West Temple … Continue…
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Utah State Law Library Blog

Utah State Law Library Blog

Provides information about Utah legal research, self-help resources, new books and briefs.

http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary/blog/
  • Mar 14

    So Long, Blog

    So Long, Blog
    Dear loyal blog readers: We are retiring the Utah State Law Library blog after more than four years and 800+ posts. The blog has been a great way for library staff to share library news, new forms, court resources and...
  • Mar 7

    SLC Infobase

    SLC Infobase
    The Salt Lake City's website provides a wealth of resources for SLC residents, including information about the city justice court, city services like garbage pickup or snow removal, and city council news. If you're interested in some historic…
  • Mar 4

    National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week
    March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The…
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Sharifi & Baron Blog

Sharifi & Baron Blog

Covers Utah criminal law, criminology and criminal defense.

http://utahcrimlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4916

Ogden, Layton, Salt Lake DUI…

Ogden, Layton, Salt Lake DUI Attorney

Covers Utah DUI laws and DUI defense. By Michael B. Ipson.

http://www.utahduidefenseblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Eye Witnesse

    Eye Witnesse
    This is a great story about how eye witnesses can be influenced by circumstances to misidentify the innocent individuals. Jon Adrian Velazquez, currently serving 25 years to life at Sing Sing prison for the murder of a retired cop, started…
  • May 23

    Utah Driver's License Division Hearing

    Utah Driver's License Division Hearing
    When you have been arrested for DUI in Utah there are two proceedings that are commenced. The criminal proceedings and the suspension of driver’s license proceedings.
  • May 23

    Utah Underage DUI

    Utah Underage DUI
    Being charged with Underage DUI in Utah is unique from a typical DUI for a few reasons. In order to be convicted the prosecution only needs to show that the defendant is under the age of 21 and they have any measurable amount of alcohol in…
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Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers DUI defense in Utah.

http://utahduiattorneys.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 1

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com
    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com. If you have been arrested for a DUI you need legal representation. At Arnold & Wadsworth we offer a free consultation. Give us a call today at (801) 475-0123.   DUI Salt Lake City,…
  • Jan 1

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com
    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com. If you have been arrested for a DUI you need legal representation. At Arnold & Wadsworth we offer a free consultation. Give us a call today at (801) 475-0123.   DUI Salt…
  • Dec 23

    DUI Tips in Utah – Arnold & Wadsworth

    DUI Tips in Utah – Arnold & Wadsworth
    After being released from an embarrassing and frightening journey through the DUI arrest process you need to be prepared to take IMMEDIATE action. Being aware of the steps to take as soon as you are released from jail will ensure that your…
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LexUtah

LexUtah

Covers Utah's Legal Scene.

http://www.lexutah.com
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Brrown Law Blog

Brrown Law Blog

Covers criminal law, family law and religious freedom.

http://www.browncriminaldefense.com/
  • Sep 10

    Idaho Bans All Religious Texts from Charter School

    Idaho Bans All Religious Texts from Charter School
    In a seriously disturbing case, the Idaho Public Charter School Commission has banned all texts and books deemed to be religious. This ban even applies to religious texts and books that are regularly used to teach history and literature.…
  • Sep 10

    Cops Bill Woman for Unsuccessful Forced Cavity Search

    Cops Bill Woman for Unsuccessful Forced Cavity Search
    The Las Cruces, New Mexico metro narcotics had “credible evidence from a reliable source” that a local woman was concealing up to one ounce of heroin. Upon this information, the police obtained a warrant, and when they didn’t find…
  • Sep 5

    The Ten Commandments of Religious Discrimination

    The Ten Commandments of Religious Discrimination
    The Orange County Business Journal recently published an article entitled “The Ten Commandments of Religious Discrimination.” It’s a quick primer for employers regarding what they can, cannot, and must do regarding religion in the…
Rank this Week: 3634