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Hair Braider Sues, Saying Utah Cosmetology Law Is Unfair
Posted on 27 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) A part-time hair braider sued Utah on Tuesday, claiming the state's requirements to obtain a cosmetology license are irrelevant to her job and an unconstitutional infringement on her right to earn a living. Jestina Clayton learned... Read More

In Lawsuit, Escorts Say Utah Law Makes Acting Sexy Illegal
Posted on 23 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) Two escort services have filed a federal lawsuit to halt a Utah solicitation law they fear could lead to the arrest of strippers or escorts who are simply acting sexy. Utah defines solicitation as a person agreeing to sex in exchange... Read More

Judge Awards $1.9 Million To Family Of Boy Killed By Bear
Posted on 6 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) A Utah federal judge on Tuesday awarded nearly $2 million to the family of an 11-year-old boy killed by a bear at a campsite in 2007. The family of Samuel Ives sued the U.S. Forest Service for failing to close the American Fork Canyon... Read More

'Sister Wives' Family To Challenge Utah Bigamy Law
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) A polygamous family made famous by the reality TV show "Sister Wives" plans to challenge the Utah bigamy law that makes their lifestyle illegal, a Washington-based attorney said Tuesday. In an email to The Associated Press... Read More