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The Supreme Court had been moving gingerly, sitting on a tinderbox of blockbuster cases and careful...
Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter

Supreme Court Decision Allows Wisconsin Primary During Pandemic

The Supreme Court issued its first order related to the pandemic after a long day of ricocheting legal briefs concerning Wisconsin's pending primary.
2 years ago
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Brittany Tait, KSL TV

ACLU Calls For Release Of Inmates After One Tests Positive For COVID-19

An inmate at the Salt Lake County Jail has tested positive for COVID-19, and the ACLU is now calling for the state's jails and the prison to release those who have fewer than 180 days left in their sentences.
2 years ago
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Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter

US Supreme Court Lets ‘Remain In Mexico’ Asylum Policy Stay In Place

The Supreme Court said on Wednesday that the controversial Trump administration "Remain in Mexico" asylum policy can stay in effect while legal challenges play out.
2 years ago
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein (R) enters New York City Criminal Court on February 24, 2020 in New...
MICHAEL R. SISAK, TOM HAYS and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press

Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years For Sexual Assaults

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault.
2 years ago
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MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Supreme Court Takes Up 1st Big Abortion Case Of Trump Era

The Supreme Court is taking up the first major abortion case of the Trump era.
2 years ago
A bump stock is installed on an AK-47 at Good Guys Gun and Range on February 21, 2018 in Orem, Utah...
Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter

Supreme Court Leaves Trump Bump Stock Ban In Place

The Supreme Court left in place on Monday President Donald Trump's ban on bump stocks, turning away an appeal from owners of the device and gun rights groups.
2 years ago
A federal appeals court blocked the Trump administration from sending asylum seekers to Mexico to w...
Priscilla Alvarez, CNN

Appeals Court Blocks Trump Administration From Sending Asylum Seekers To Mexico To Await Hearings

A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from sending asylum seekers to Mexico to wait for their immigration hearings in the US.
2 years ago
Sun Cha Warhola appears in court Feb. 24, 2020 (Photo: Derek Petersen)...
Felicia Martinez, KSL TV

Trial Set For Woman Accused Of Strangling Her Children To Death

A woman accused of strangling her children to death nine years ago appeared before a judge at the Davis County District Court on Monday.
2 years ago
Harvey Weinstein arrives at Manhattan criminal court house as a jury continues with deliberations o...
Eric Levenson, Lauren del Valle and Aaron Cooper, CNN

Harvey Weinstein Jurors Ask If they Can Be Hung On Certain Counts And Unanimous On Others

Harvey Weinstein jurors on Friday asked the judge if they can be hung on some counts but unanimous on others.
2 years ago
Roger Stone, former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, with his wife Nydia arrives at E. Barre...
ASHRAF KHALIL, MARK SHERMAN and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press

Roger Stone Sentenced To 40 Months In Prison

Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress.
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In this Nov. 15, 2019, file photo, Roger Stone, left, with his wife Nydia Stone, leaves federal cou...
Katelyn Polantz, CNN

Roger Stone Sentencing Happening Amid Trump Complaints Against Prosecutors

Roger Stone sentencing: The longtime showman, political strategist and friend of Donald Trump's whom a jury found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for the President's 2016 campaign, will be sentenced Thursday.
2 years ago
Attorney Ted Buck delivers opening statements to a jury while standing in front of a large photo pr...
Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio

Parents Of Susan Powell Endure Day Of Graphic Court Testimony

A trial that began Tuesday is likely the final chapter in the horrific saga that ended in the violent deaths of Susan Powell's two sons in 2012. 
2 years ago
Thousands of gun rights advocates attend a rally organized by The Virginia Citizens Defense League ...
ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

Virginia Lawmakers Reject Assault Weapons Ban

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons failed on Monday after some of his fellow Democrats balked at the proposal.
2 years ago
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ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press

Justice Department Closes Case Against Ex-FBI Official Andrew McCabe

Federal prosecutors have declined to charge former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, closing an investigation into whether he lied to federal officials about his involvement in a news media disclosure, McCabe's legal team said Friday.
2 years ago
CJ Haynie, 16, appeared in Third District Court on Feb. 4, 2020....
Felicia Martinez, KSL TV

Grantsville Teen Accused Of Murdering Family Makes Court Appearance

A teenager charged in the murders of his mother and three of his siblings appeared in court Tuesday morning.
2 years ago
FILE: The exterior view of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Imag...
MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Supreme Court Allows Enforcement Of New Green Card Rule

A divided Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing vouchers.
2 years ago
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Proposed Bill Would Make It Legal For Utahns To Have Wine Shipped To Their Homes

A newly-sponsored bill could make it legal to have wine shipped to your door in Utah. 
2 years ago
Alex Jones of InfoWars talks to reporters outside a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing concernin...
Associated Press

Judge Orders Alex Jones To Pay $100,000 In Sandy Hook Case

A Texas judge ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay $100,000 in another court setback over the Infowars host using his show to promote falsehoods that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax.
2 years ago
FILE: The exterior view of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Imag...
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Supreme Court Declines Case On Ban Against Homeless Sleeping In Public

Homeless people can still sleep on public sidewalks and parks in Boise without fear of getting ticketed by police after the Supreme Court let stand a lower court opinion striking down a law that allowed it.
2 years ago
The U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)...
Associated Press

Supreme Court Leaves Kentucky’s Ultrasound Law In Place

The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions.
2 years ago
Gun safety advocates rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court before during oral arguments in the S...
MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Justices Weigh Dismissal Of Case Over New York City Gun Law

The Supreme Court considered Monday whether to dismiss the first gun rights case it has heard in nearly 10 years, an outcome that would come as a huge relief to gun-control advocates.
2 years ago
Tilli Buchanan sits in Judge Kara Pettit's 3rd District Courtroom in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov...
KSL TV

Law Banning Toplessness For Women Unconstitutional, Attorneys Argue

A Utah woman is fighting criminal charges after she said her stepchildren spotted her topless in her own home. 
3 years ago
FILE: A view of Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City. (Johanna Workman, Deseret News Archives)...
Matthew Jacobson, KSL TV

Court Issues Decorum Order In Suit Filed By Salt Lake City Against Inland Port Authority

Anyone who violates the orders can face exclusion from the courtroom and face contempt of court sanctions, which can include confinement in jail for up to 30 days and/or a fine of up to $1,000.
3 years ago
FILE: Utah State Representative Phil Lyman, R-Blanding talks with KSL about the restitution order a...
Associated Press

Utah Lawmaker Sues US For $10M Over Trespassing Conviction

Rep. Phil Lyman is seeking $10 million in damages he claims suffered to his reputation, business and political relationships.
3 years ago
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