News: Karra Porter files constitutional class action lawsuit on behalf of Utah cattle rancher over beef checkoff
// Jun 19, 2017
Karra Porter filed a class action suit on behalf of a Utah rancher aimed at ending state checkoff fees for the sale of beef animals where those fees are alleged to violate first amendment rights under the Utah Constitution. In May of 2016 a cattle organization in Montana filed a similar suit claiming that it was unconstitutional for the government to compel its members to fund the private speech of state beef councils.
There are some 200 cold cases of murders or missing persons in Utah, yet the state has no comprehensive up-to-date database that would help law enforcement bring perpetrators to justice. A new organization, the Utah Cold Case Coalition, says agencies could be doing a much better job sharing information and solving old homicides and disappearances.
Tanner Lenart featured on KUER on liquor laws in Utah
// Dec 20, 2017
Tanner Lenart, C&J's premier attorney specializing in liquor laws, was featured on KUER this week. Learn how a law designed for strip-clubs complicated the showing of the movie Deadpool at Brewvies in Salt Lake City. Tanner's clients are mostly bars and restaurants, she helps them navigate Utah’s complicated alcohol regulations.