29 Jun 2016
Police Killing A Dog Can Be Considered a Violation of the Fourth Amendment Kent and Tonya Mayfield brought this action against Deputy Jim Bethards under 42 U.S.C. § [...]Read more Dogs Are Protected Against Unreasonable Search and Seizure
22 Jun 2016
Does a Gun Owner Have a Duty to not Supply an Intoxicated Person with a Firearm? Neely Creager was at a party one evening where she had a night of heavy drinking and [...]Read more What is the Gun Owner Duty In Relation to Intoxicated Persons?
2 Jun 2016
Can Children Be Held Liable for Negligence? A person is negligent when he owes another a duty and then breaches that duty. Negligence is the legal theory on which [...]Read more How Young is Too Young to be Liable for Negligence?
28 Jan 2016
Notice Requirements Have Changed for Commissioner Hearings The rules have changed for motion practice before court commissioners, specifically Rule 101 of the Utah [...]Read more New Rules for Motions Before A Court Commissioner
30 Dec 2015
Criminal Pretrial Protective Order and Domestic Violence You may have heard of a civil protective order, which permits an individual who has been the victim of [...]Read more What is a Criminal Pretrial Protective Order?
18 Nov 2015
Does a Judge Have Unfettered Discretion in Imposing a Criminal Sentence? When a criminal defendant has either plead guilty to a charge or been found guilty by a [...]Read more Challenging a Criminal Sentence Imposed by a Judge