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Graham v. Albertson’s LLC, 2020 UT 15 (Mar. 31, 2020)

A plaintiff sued her former employer under a theory of common law wrongful termination. Applying the test laid out in Retherford v. AT&T Communications of Mountain States, Inc., 844 P.2d 949 (Utah 1992), the district court concluded that the Utah…

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Government Entities, Case Law Update – Law Enforcement, April 2020

By: Heather S. White

Salt Lake City lawyer Heather White writes case law summaries to provide information regarding government and public entity case outcomes. When you need a public entity law firm in Utah

Snow Christensen & Martineau has distinguished public entity lawyers that are ready to help.  For more information about the services SCM provides in this area, contact Heather S. White.

Banuelos v. Barr, 953 F.3d 1176 (10th Cir. Mar. 25, 2020)

This case discusses application of the “stop-time” rule when determining qualification for a remedy known as “cancellation of removal,” which allows noncitizens to avoid removal under certain circumstances. As a matter of first impression, the Tenth Circuit held that the…

State v. Ray, 2020 UT 12 (Mar. 9, 2020)

On a petition for writ of certiorari, the supreme court reversed the court of appeals’ ruling that the criminal defendant received ineffective assistance of counsel when his trial counsel did not object to the use of the undefined term “indecent…