Bond v. City of Tahlequah View full case >>> Use of force, qualified immunity. Officers shot and killed Dominic Rollice. The administrator of his estate brought a § 1983 case alleging the officers used excessive force against Dominic in violation…
These appellate cases of interest were decided by the Utah Supreme Court, Utah Court of Appeals, and United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. The summaries were prepared by authoring attorneys Rodney Parker, Dani Cepernich, Robert Cummings, Nate Mitchell, Adam Pace, and Andrew Roth….
As Justice Durrant put it: “Going forward from today’s opinion, attorneys will be on notice that the Safe Harbor Rule has no application to an otherwise acceptable interpretation of an ethics opinion that has been effectively foreclosed by an opinion from this court.”
The benefits of hiring a lawyer in commercial trucking litigation are protected communications, assistance with identifying and preserving evidence, and protection from criminal charges or unlawful searches.
These October 2021 case law summaries were written by SCM attorney Heather White and are for informational purposes only. For more information about the services SCM provides in this area, contact Heather S. White.
In this blog post, Attorney Bryson Brown of Snow Christensen and Martineau in Salt Lake City UT sheds a good light on what diversity in the workplace means and how it is not just a good life lesson, but it also is the law, as there are both federal and state statutes that prohibit certain types of discrimination in the workplace. Bryson highlights the importance and legal aspects of treating others with respect, kindness, understanding, and inclusivity.
Appellate services are a big part of the law firm of Snow Christensen & Martineau. Every other month several of our preeminent appellate team lawyers author these highlights to inform and engage with the law community in Utah. These are published in the Utah Bar Journal.
Zealously advocating truth at trial is a very nuanced endeavor. In general, lawyers cannot knowingly or recklessly make false statements of fact at trial, they may not knowingly present false evidence, and they must use judgment if they reasonably believe the evidence is false.