June 24, 1999 |
A judge who sentenced a stalker to take his victim to dinner has been reprimanded. The Utah Judicial Conduct Commission issued a public reprimand Tuesday of Midvale City Justice Judge Dee W. Alldredge, who claimed the victim herself suggested stalker Michael Penrose take her out to dinner at a steakhouse. Anita Ferroni disputed that in a telephone interview.
August 1, 2002 |
A federal judge has struck down a package of Utah laws designed to keep nuclear waste out of the state, saying it is a federal issue beyond the reach of state lawmakers. U.S. District Judge Tena Campbell said state officials have unfairly hindered nuclear utilities that are seeking a federal permit to store used nuclear fuel on the Skull Valley Goshute Indian Reservation.
May 11, 2011
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a new immigration law in Utah that would have allowed police to check the citizenship status of anyone they arrest. Judge Clark Waddoups issued his ruling in Salt Lake City hours after the law went into effect, citing its similarity to an Arizona law now before federal courts. The American Civil Liberties Union and National Immigration Law Center had sued to stop the law, warning that its implementation could lead to racial profiling.
April 18, 2001 |
A three-judge federal panel on Tuesday dismissed Utah's complaint that it lost a congressional seat because the Census Bureau did not count Utah residents who are Mormon missionaries overseas. The judges in a unanimous ruling said the missionaries represent only a fraction of Americans living overseas and that counting them would give Utah a huge advantage over other states.
March 29, 2001 |
A federal judge said Wednesday it would be "wildly" unfair to count Utah's Mormon missionaries overseas in the 2000 census because other Americans abroad cannot be counted so easily. "Including only missionaries would not advance the cause of equal representation," said Stephen Anderson, a U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals judge.